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Szechuan Red Chili Oil Wontons - the sauce tastes just like the one I have at my favorite Chinese restaurant

Szechuan Red Chili Oil Wonton Sauce

Servings 1 /2 cup


  • 1 tablespoon Szechwan peppercorns


  • 1/4 cup Szechwan chili oil
  • 2 tablespoons gluten-free soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon gluten-free oyster sauce
  • 4 teaspoons organic sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon Szechwan peppercorn powder
  • 1 teaspoon sesame oil
  • 1 scallion minced


  1. Toast Szechwan peppercorns in a small skillet until fragrant (this takes just a few minutes); let cool; grind in spice grinder or coffee grinder; sift and save powdered peppercorns.
  2. Place chili oil, soy sauce, oyster sauce, sugar, 1/2 teaspoon of the toasted Szechwan peppercorn powder, and sesame oil in a small saucepan and warm just to melt sugar.
  3. Toss with cooked wontons and sprinkle with scallions before serving.

Recipe Notes

If you're gluten-free, serve this sauce with gluten-free dumplings