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How to Make Szechuan Sauce

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The Szechuan sauce is famous for being on the McDonald’s menu and also because it was featured in an episode of Rick and Morty. This sauce can be a great complement to rice, meat, or fish.

5-Minute Crafts is offering you a quick and simple way to make this delicious Szechuan sauce.

Inventory

To make the Szechuan sauce, you need:

  • A small pot
  • A mortar to grind the spices

Ingredients

  • 1 cup of chicken broth

  • 3.4 oz of soy sauce

  • 1 tsp of dry ginger

  • 1 tsp of granulated garlic

  • 1/4 tsp of sesame oil

  • 3 tsp of corn starch

  • 7 tsp of white sugar

  • 1/2 tsp of Szechuan pepper

  • 1/4 tsp of ground red pepper

  • 1/4 tsp of coriander

  • 4 tsp of rice vinegar

  • 1 to 2 tsp of lime juice

How to make it

  • Prepare all the ingredients.

  • Wash the lime, cut it in half, and squeeze out 1-2 tsp of juice.

  • Grind the coriander and Szechuan pepper.

  • The ground spices might contain bigger and smaller pieces, which is perfectly fine.

  • Pour some broth into the pot.

  • Put it on medium heat.

  • Add the soy sauce.

  • Add the dry ingredients.

  • Stir the mix well.

  • Keep boiling the sauce for 10-15 minutes.

  • When the sauce becomes a bit thicker, it’s ready.

  • If you want to make it even thicker, add 1 tsp of corn starch or flour.

  • Serve the sauce cold.

  • Make sure that the sauce becomes thicker once it’s cooled down.

  • Store the sauce in the fridge. It will remain fresh for at least 1 week.

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