Homemade Schezwan sauce (Szechuan) is ‘extremely spicy’ but ‘extremely tasty’ sauce that you should be making at home right away. Schezwan sauce is one of those sauces you should definitely have in your pantry.
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Calories: 1325 kcal
number dried red chilies
10 spicy hot red chilies and 10 mildly spiced ones like kashmiri or byadagi , for color
ground schezwan pepper corns
Soak dried red chilies in warm water for about an hour. Then grind it into a smooth paste. If you want you can remove the seeds from the chilies
Heat sesame oil in a pan. Add finely chopped ginger and garlic. Saute for a 40 seconds on low flame or until raw smell vanishes.
Add finely chopped shallots and cook for about 3 minutes.
Now add ground chili paste and cook until oil separates from the sides of the pan.
Add salt, ground schezwan pepper corn , white wine vinegar, soy sauce, ketchup, sugar. Mix and let it simmer for another 5 minutes.
Turnoff flame and let it cool completely. Store in air tight container refrigerated. This sauce stays good for few weeks(2-3 weeks) refrigerated.
Use this Schezwan sauce in Schezwan noodles or fried rice recipe. Or serve it as dipping sauce with chicken nuggets.
Homemade Schezwan Sauce (Szechuan)
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat 990
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 110g
Saturated Fat 15g
Total Carbohydrates 87g
Dietary Fiber 5g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.