Szechwan Sauce

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Asian Dipping Sauce

Lots of ingredients but simple to make your own Asian sauce.  Once you make this sauce you can use it on everything from stir fry to marinading chicken. 

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  • 1½ cupsServings

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon sesame oil
  • 1 teaspoon minced fresh ginger
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 1 cup chicken broth
  • 1 tablespoon red wine vinegar
  • 2 tablespoon soy sauce
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 2 teaspoon hoisin sauce
  • ¼ teaspoon Tabasco sauce
  • ¼ teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
  • ½ teaspoon pepper
  • ¼ teaspoon 5 spice powder
  • 1 tablespoon + 1 teaspoon cornstarch dissolved in 2 tablespoon water

Preparation

  1. Heat the oil in a small saucepan. Add the ginger and garlic and saute 1minute until softened but not browned. In a bowl combine the remaining ingredients except for the cornstarch mixture.
  2. Add them to the saucepan and bring to a simmer, covered, for 10 minutes. Whisk in the corn starch mixture and let boil 1-2 minutes. Taste and add more Tabasco if desired.