Easy Szechuan Sauce Recipe

easy szechuan sauce recipe

This easy and simply homemade Szechuan Sauce recipe has always been our secret to a great and delicious meal. It has such a rich flavor, with a spicy and sweet note to it, that is perfect on pretty much any dish. We always have a jar of it ready in the fridge, and we utilize it as needed.

Szechuan Sauce

Szechuan sauce

Szechuan Sauce is full of spicy, sweet, and savory flavors and is super easy to make at home in just 15 minutes. It is a great dipping sauce that can be also used on noodles or in stir-fry recipes.
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Servings 2
Calories 99 kcal


  • 1/4 cup low-sodium soy sauce
  • 1 tbsp wine vinegar
  • 1 tbsp fresh gingerminced
  • 1 tbsp brown sugar
  • 1 tbsp Asian chili garlic sauceor chili sauce
  • 1 tbsp rice vinegar
  • 1/2 tbsp crushed red pepper flakes
  • 1/2 tbsp garlic powder
  • 1/2 cup chicken brothveggie broth for vegetarian
  • 1 tbsp cornstarch


  • Combine broth and cornstarch in a small bowl; stir until dissolved
  • In a saucepan over medium heat, add all ingredients except broth and cornstarch mix and bring to a light boil.
  • Stir the cornstarch mixture until it thickens, about 3-5 minutes. Remove from heat and let it cool.


Carbohydrates 21 g | Protein 2 g | Fat 0 g | Saturated Fat 0 g |Cholesterol 0 mg |Sodium 1391 mg | Potassium 132 mg | Fiber 0 g | Sugar 13 g | Vitamin A 200 IU | Vitamin C 5.3 mg | Calcium 15 mg | Iron 0.8 mg


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