How to Make Sha Cha Sauce at Home

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Apurva Sethi
Apurva is a fashion and food enthusiast. She chose fashion as her career and food as her passion. She is greatly fond of trying out new cuisines at different places and making them at home, in her own style. She also loves to seek and learn new things about the food industry constantly. So, here she is, to share her easy-peasy ways of cooking.

Sha Cha Sauce is a very famous Chinese Sauce that is primarily used in many Asian Cuisine. This sauce is made of Sha Cha Powder, Peanut Butter, Sugar, Milk and Vegetable Oil combined. This sauce is also known as Chinese BBQ sauce.

This sauce is used as a dipping sauce for most of the cases but you can also use this Sha Cha sauce to marinate or to grill different types of chicken or meats stir-fry dishes, or can be used as a base in soups as its spicy taste elevates the taste of every dish.

Due to the vegetable oil, this sauce has a greasy texture. One of the most popular dishes in which Sha Cha sauce is used is the Sha Cha Beef Stir-Fry. So today, I will tell you how you can make this sauce at home.

But first, let’s gather all the ingredients that are required to make this Sha Cha Sauce.

Ingredients Required for Sha Cha Sauce

Sha Cha Powder150 g
Vegetable Oil3 tbsp
Peanut Butter250 g
Sugar20 g
Milk120 g

I think that this list of ingredients is very small. Similar to this, this sauce takes very little time to get prepared. So let’s check out the exact timing we need to make this Sha Cha Sauce at home.

How Much Time It Will Take?

Preparation TimeCooking TimeTotal Time
5 Minute15 Minutes20 Minutes

Now you know the exact timings and you have all the ingredients as well. Let’s check out the proper steps to make this Sha Cha Sauce at home.

Sha Cha Sauce Recipe

  1. Heat a wok and add oil to it.
  2. Put peanut butter and sha cha powder in it. Mix them well.
  3. Add milk to it and mix everything.
  4. Add sugar to it and stir until the mixture turns red.

You Sha Cha Sauce is ready. You can use this as a marination sauce or you can also use this spicy sauce as a dipping sauce to elevate the taste of your existing dishes.

How to Make Sha Cha Sauce at Home | Video

For everyone who will be trying this sauce for the first time, I’ve added a recipe video of this sauce below. It’ll be easier for you to make it at home after seeing the video.

Video by 肥丁手工坊 Beanpanda Cooking Diary

I hope you’ve liked this recipe of Sha Cha Sauce. I highly recommend you try this sauce with your food and share your experience with us in the comments section below. Till then, stay tuned for more recipes like these.

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