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Szechuan Sauce

Szechuan Sauce

Szechuan Sauce has a spicy, sweet and savory flavor and is super easy to make at home. It is a great dipping sauce that can be also used on noodles, stir-fry, or any other dishes.
Course Sauces
Cuisine Asian, Chinese
Keyword Szechuan Sauce
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 2 servings
Calories 99kcal
Author Catalina Castravet


  • 1/4 cup low-sodium soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons red wine vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon fresh ginger minced
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon Asian chili garlic sauce or chili sauce
  • 1 tablespoon rice vinegar
  • 1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 cup chicken broth veggie broth for vegetarian
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch


  • Combine broth and cornstarch in 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.



Calories: 99kcal | Carbohydrates: 21g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 0g | Saturated Fat: 0g | Cholesterol: 0mg | Sodium: 1391mg | Potassium: 132mg | Fiber: 0g | Sugar: 13g | Vitamin A: 200IU | Vitamin C: 5.3mg | Calcium: 15mg | Iron: 0.8mg