Schezuan Sauce


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Schezuan Sauce (wraps and Rolls)

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The Schezuan Sauce is a must-have in the Chinese food lover’s kitchen. It is one of the most popular Oriental accompaniments, and can be served with any Chinese starter or main course.

It is quite spicy, and is also often used in the preparation of Chinese and Indo-Chinese fusion dishes, including several noodles recipes, rolls and wraps.

It can be made and stored in the freezer in an airtight container for a month. Although it is readily available in shops, a fresh homemade sauce always has a more vibrant taste.

You can use it to make tongue-tickling recipes like the Paneer and Spring Onions in Schezuan Sauce or Schezuan Chopsuey Dosa.

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Schezuan Sauce recipe - How to make Schezuan Sauce

Soaking time:  1 hour   Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 1 cup (14 tbsp )
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Ingredients
15 whole dry kashmiri red chillies
1/2 cup oil
1/4 cup finely chopped onions
5 tbsp finely chopped celery (ajmoda)
1/4 cup finely chopped garlic (lehsun)
1 tsp finely chopped ginger (adrak)
1/2 tbsp soy sauce
1/2 tbsp vinegar
salt to taste
1 1/2 tsp tomato ketchup
1 1/2 tsp sugar
Method
    Method
  1. Soak the chillies in a deep bowl with enough hot water for 1 hour.
  2. Drain out all the water from the chillies and save it. Roughly chop the chillies and add them to the mixer along with 5 tbsp of the soaking water and blend till smooth. Keep aside.
  3. Heat the oil in a broad non-stick pan, add the onions, celery, garlic and ginger and sauté on a medium flame for 2 to 3 minutes.
  4. Add the chilli paste, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 3 to 4 minutes, while stirring continuously.
  5. Add the soy sauce, vinegar and salt, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 1 minute, while stirring occasionally.
  6. Add the tomato ketchup and sugar, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 1 minute while stirring occasionally.
  7. Serve or store in an air-tight container. Use as required.

Nutrient values (Abbrv) per tbsp
Energy70 cal
Protein0.2 g
Carbohydrates1.2 g
Fiber0.1 g
Fat7.2 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Sodium48.6 mg

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Reviews

Schezuan Sauce
5
 on 16 May 18 11:02 AM


so much better than the store bought version that is laden with chemicals and preservatives, cant wait to try it!
Schezuan Sauce (wraps and Rolls)
5
 on 27 Apr 18 07:01 PM


Schezuan Sauce (wraps and Rolls)
5
 on 14 Jan 14 02:16 PM


Thank you so much for this authentic recipe of schezuan sauce!! Its pretty easy and I dont have to depend on the oily ones they have in restaurants generally!