Momma Wang's Chinese Chili Sauce

Main Ingredients

  • 2 cups Korean (Gochugaru) red chili flakes (picture below)
  • 1 cup regular chili flakes
  • 1 1/2 cups flax seed
  • 1/2 cup white sesame seeds
  • 1/2 cup black sesame seeds
  • 2 Tbsp salt
  • 2 Tbsp sugar
  • A lot of peanuts
  • 1 cup fermented black soybeans
  • A lot of oil

Optional Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup cayenne pepper
  • 4 tsp ground Sichuan peppercorns


Put in all the dry ingredients

Add oil until everything is completely covered

Bring to a simmer

You likely will continue to need to add oil to keep cover the dry ingredients

Simmer until fragrant (30 - 60min)

Bottle it up!


Korean Chili Flakes