Kerri's Szechuan Sauce


A spicy sauce that is great with vegetables, chicken, or beef.

Prep Time:
5 mins
Cook Time:
10 mins
Total Time:
15 mins
6 servings


  • ¼ cup soy sauce

  • 2 tablespoons oyster sauce

  • 2 tablespoons rice wine

  • 1 tablespoon white sugar

  • 2 teaspoons ground white pepper

  • ¼ cup water

  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch


  1. Mix soy sauce, oyster sauce, rice wine, sugar, and white pepper together in a small saucepan. Cook and stir over medium-low heat until heated through, about 5 minutes.

  2. Mix water and cornstarch together in a small bowl. Pour into the saucepan; simmer until sauce thickens, about 5 minutes.

Cook's Note:

Substitute sherry for the rice wine if preferred.

If using in a stir-fry: Stir fry your choice of vegetable or meat. Add the mixture from step 1; toss to coat. Dissolve cornstarch in water; stir into the pan and cook until thickened, 3 to 5 minutes.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

34 Calories
6g Carbs
1g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 34
% Daily Value *
Sodium 638mg 28%
Total Carbohydrate 6g 2%
Dietary Fiber 0g 1%
Total Sugars 2g
Protein 1g
Vitamin C 0mg 1%
Calcium 5mg 0%
Iron 0mg 2%
Potassium 26mg 1%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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