Quick Szechwan Sauce

Quick Szechwan Sauce

JessieD 7

"This is a quick, spicy and sweet sauce to use as a marinade or as a cooking sauce in stir fries with meats and vegetables."


10 m servings 123 cals
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Original recipe yields 6 servings



  • Calories:
  • 123 kcal
  • 6%
  • Fat:
  • 6.9 g
  • 11%
  • Carbs:
  • 16g
  • 5%
  • Protein:
  • 0.7 g
  • 1%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Sodium:
  • 142 mg
  • 6%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. 60 Ratings


I think this recipe needs a fair review. See, taste buds on your tongue vary from person to person, which means that what may taste good to some people may not taste good to others. You should t...

I tried this on the 'spur of the moment' and didn't have any fresh pepper so I used 1 tsp of dried crushed red pepper. (Remember 1 Tbsp fresh = 1 tsp dried) Though doubtful at first I was pleasa...

I am only giving 4 stars because I tweaked this quite a bit, and there aren't very specific directions. It was extremely easy and quick, and my boys (ages 4, 6, and 32) all loved it! I added 1...

Simple enough to modify for ingredients you have on hand (ex. 3 tbsp red crushed chilies, 1 tsp ginger powder, 1 clove crushed garlic) and to change (ex. 3 tbsp of sugar) depending on your famil...

This is excellent. Didn't have fresh ginger so I used 1 tsp. of powdered like someone else did and cut the sugar to 2 tbsp. Had 3 nice and hot dried thai peppers and broke them to let the seed...

I am very sorry. I absolutely did not like this. Nor did my family. To me it was waaaaaay too sweet. Lacked the fire and flavor I associate with Szechwan. Just b/c my family and I did not like i...

This was a nice sweet and spicy sauce to add to a mixture of veggies and chicken. Even my 4 children loved it. I used cayenne pepper (1/2 tsp.) instead of chili peppers.

Didn't taste a thing like Szechwan, but it was alright, and my husband liked it! I used 1 tbsp sesame oil instead of 3 tbsp olive oil and added 1 tbsp soy sauce because the flavors were too sh...

I liked this recipe. I did find it a little too sweet and not enough spicy. Next time I will add a little less sugar and more peppers.