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Peking Sauce (京酱)
Prep Time
5 mins
Cook Time
5 mins
Total Time
10 mins

Learn how to tune the authentic Peking sauce at home. It can be used as stir fry sauce or dipping sauce. 

Course: sauce
Cuisine: Chinese
Keyword: Peking sauce, Peking style
Servings: 4
Calories: 55 kcal
Author: Elaine
  • 2 tbsp. Tian Mian Jiang, sweet wheat past
  • 1/2 tbsp. sesame paste
  • 1 tbsp. sesame oil divided
  • 1/2 to 1 tbsp. sugar
  • 8 to 10 tbsp. water see note2
  • 1/4 tsp. Chinese five spice powder (optional)
  1. Heat up 1/2 tablespoons of sesame oil in a small pan and fry the Tian Mian Jiang over slowest fire for 2 minutes.

  2. Pour in water and add sugar in and sesame paste. Keep slow fire and continue mixing until well combined. You can continue heating if you prefer a thicker texture. Turn off fire and mix with sesame oil and five spice powder.

  3. The sauce should be thick but also running and it can be kept in fridge for 3-4 days. You can also use the sauce to make Peking style pork stir fry.

Recipe Notes

The Nutrition facts of Tian Mian Jiang is just roughly calculated. 

If you plan to make it simply as a dipping sauce, you can add extra 2 tablespoons of water to make the sauce a little bit running. 

Nutrition Facts
Peking Sauce (京酱)
Amount Per Serving
Calories 55 Calories from Fat 40
% Daily Value*
Fat 4.4g7%
Sodium 1mg0%
Calcium 220mg22%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.