Rick and Morty Szechuan Sauce


Idea from Binging with Babish. Simplified instructions. Enjoy, wubba wubba lub dub.

Prep Time:
20 mins
Cook Time:
6 mins
Total Time:
26 mins
12 servings


  • ½ cup soy sauce

  • ½ cup white vinegar

  • ½ cup water

  • ½ cup white sugar

  • 2 tablespoons light corn syrup

  • 1 tablespoon cider vinegar

  • 1 ½ teaspoons ground black pepper

  • 1 teaspoon yeast extract spread (such as Marmite®)

  • ½ teaspoon sesame oil

  • ¼ teaspoon garlic powder

  • ¼ teaspoon onion powder

  • ¼ teaspoon ground ginger

  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch

  • 1 teaspoon xanthan gum


  1. Combine soy sauce, white vinegar, water, sugar, corn syrup, cider vinegar, pepper, yeast extract spread, sesame oil, garlic powder, onion powder, and ginger in a bowl. Mix well and pour sauce into a pot.

  2. Pour 1/4 cup sauce into a small bowl. Add cornstarch; mix and add back to the main sauce.

  3. Pour another 1/4 cup sauce into the bowl; add xanthan gum. Mix and pour through a strainer back in the main sauce.

  4. Heat the pot of sauce over medium heat. Cook, whisking briskly, until gooey and thickened, 6 to 10 minutes. Strain sauce into a container; cover with plastic wrap and let cool.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

59 Calories
0g Fat
14g Carbs
1g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 12
Calories 59
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 0g 0%
Sodium 629mg 27%
Total Carbohydrate 14g 5%
Dietary Fiber 1g 3%
Total Sugars 10g
Protein 1g
Vitamin C 0mg 1%
Calcium 19mg 1%
Iron 0mg 2%
Potassium 40mg 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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