5 from 14 votes
Homemade Spicy Schezwan Sauce is delicious Indo-Chinese Chili garlic sauce that can be used in stir fried rice or noodles
Homemade Schezwan Sauce (Szechuan)
Prep Time
1 hr
Cook Time
25 mins
Total Time
1 hr 25 mins
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.
Course: sauce
Cuisine: Indo-Chinese
Keyword: homemade sauces, spicy hot sauce, chili garlic sauce, chili sauce, Chinese sauce, Indo-Chinese sauce
Calories: 1325 kcal
  • 20 number dried red chilies 10 spicy hot red chilies and 10 mildly spiced ones like kashmiri or byadagi , for color
  • 15 cloves garlic finely chopped
  • 2 inch ginger finely chopped
  • 4 tablespoon shallot finely chopped
  • ½ cup sesame oil
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon ground schezwan pepper corns
  • 1 teaspoon white vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoon ketchup
  • 4 tablespoon sugar brown sugar
  1. 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
  2. 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.
  3. Add finely chopped shallots and cook for about 3 minutes.
  4. Now add ground chili paste and cook until oil separates from the sides of the pan.
  5. Add salt, ground schezwan pepper corn , white wine vinegar, soy sauce, ketchup, sugar. Mix and let it simmer for another 5 minutes.
  6. Turnoff flame and let it cool completely. Store in air tight container refrigerated. This sauce stays good for few weeks(2-3 weeks) refrigerated.
  7. Use this Schezwan sauce in Schezwan noodles or fried rice recipe. Or serve it as dipping sauce with chicken nuggets.
Nutrition Facts
Homemade Schezwan Sauce (Szechuan)
Amount Per Serving
Calories 1325 Calories from Fat 990
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 110g 169%
Saturated Fat 15g 75%
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 2982mg 124%
Potassium 638mg 18%
Total Carbohydrates 87g 29%
Dietary Fiber 5g 20%
Sugars 58g
Protein 6g 12%
Vitamin A 16%
Vitamin C 22.4%
Calcium 14.1%
Iron 14.2%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.