Schezuan Sauce, Chinese Schezwan Sauce Recipe


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If you love Oriental cooking, you must have this sauce in your larder! The Schezuan Sauce is a common addition to several Chinese recipes including noodle and vegetable preparations.

It can be made quite easily with readily available ingredients, and by preparing at home you can rest assured that no unnecessary chemicals have been added to it for preservation, flavour enhancement, etc.

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Schezuan Sauce, Chinese Schezwan Sauce Recipe recipe - How to make Schezuan Sauce, Chinese Schezwan Sauce Recipe

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:     Makes 0.5 cup
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12 whole dry kashmiri red chillies , soaked in warm for 15 minutes
2 tbsp chopped garlic (lehsun)
4 tbsp white vinegar
2 tsp sugar
2 tbsp sesame (til) oil
1 tsp salt
  1. Drain out all the water from the chillies and discard it.
  2. Combine all the ingredients in a mixer except the oil and blend into a fine paste. Transfer into a bowl and keep aside.
  3. Heat the oil to smoking point and pour over the chilli-garlic paste. Mix well, allow it to cool and store refrigerated in an air-tight container.
  4. Uses as required.

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