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Homemade Schezwan Sauce | Schezwan Sauce Recipe

Homemade Schezwan Sauce Recipe with Step by Step Pictures. Spicy and aromatic schezwan sauce made with chillies, garlic and spices. So good.
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Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Total Time 45 mins
Course Condiment
Cuisine Chinese, Indo Chinese
Servings 1 cup
Calories 1239 kcal


  • 30 Dry Red Chillies
  • 20 Garlic crushed
  • 4 tbsp Ginger grated
  • 3 tbsp Tomato ketchup
  • 1 tbsp Soy Sauce
  • Salt to taste
  • 1 tsp Black Pepper Powder if you have schezwan pepper use them
  • 2 tsp Sugar
  • ¼ cup Oil


  • Take dry chillies and cut the top open. Remove the seeds out of it. You can just invert it and roll between your hands, the seeds just fall off.
  • Now take the chillies and add it to a sauce pan. Add 1 cup of water and bring it to boil. Simmer it for 5 mins.
  • By this time the chillies must have plumped up. Drain chillies. Reserve the water, you need that for grinding.
  • Take the chillies in a blender add the reserved water slowly and make them into a paste. Set aside till use.
  • Now heat oil in a sauce pan. Add in garlic and ginger. Fry it for couple of mins.
  • Now add in the chilli paste and mix well. Now add in ketchup, soya sauce, salt, sugar and pepper. Mix well.
  • Simmer this sauce for 5 to 8 mins.
  • Now the sauce is done. Cool this and store in a clean air tight container refrigerated.



1) Use clean sterlized jar and spoons.
2) Keep the sauce refrigerated.
3) This sauce stays good for a week when handled properly and refrigerated.
4)If you have schezwan peppercorn use that.
5)Removing seeds is important, else it will make the sauce so spicy.
Nutrition Facts
Homemade Schezwan Sauce | Schezwan Sauce Recipe
Amount Per Serving (1 cup)
Calories 1239 Calories from Fat 567
% Daily Value*
Fat 63g97%
Saturated Fat 5g31%
Trans Fat 0.2g
Polyunsaturated Fat 19g
Monounsaturated Fat 36g
Sodium 1549mg67%
Potassium 4895mg140%
Carbohydrates 166g55%
Fiber 23g96%
Sugar 91g101%
Protein 32g64%
Vitamin A 13099IU262%
Vitamin C 1962mg2378%
Calcium 321mg32%
Iron 16mg89%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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