Chinese Restaurant Style Hot Mustard Recipe -
Chinese Restaurant Style Hot Mustard Recipe
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Chinese Restaurant Style Hot Mustard

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"It's so easy to whip up your very own Chinese hot mustard! Simple and uncomplicated, with no cooking needed. This can be diluted further with the addition of more water. White pepper is optional, but adds extra kick. Store remaining mustard in the refrigerator."

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  • PREP

    5 mins

    5 mins


  1. Whisk mustard, water, and white pepper together in a bowl.
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Jan 05, 2013

just learned this from my Mom-in-law earlier this week but I couldn't get her to find the ratio between water & mustard. I left the pepper out & was still very pleased.

Nov 29, 2012

Don't bother with the pepper and depending on your personal heat meter. I would say cut the recipe in half for a single use. But if you don't want it too strong use half the mustard and keep the rest the same. but as is the recipe is very close if not dead on what you get at the local Chinese place.


15 Ratings

Mar 16, 2013

This was fine but next time I will leave out the pepper. Thanks for sharing!

Feb 19, 2014

Remember those wonderful mustards in restaurants that make a sandwich taste incredible? They use fine powdered mustards with water. I sweetened the recipe with Splendid to enhance the flavor, reducing the dry bitterness. I also added a sprinkle of salt. 1/2 tsp vinegar helps preserve the homemade mustard, which begins to decline as soon as it is mixed. Adding an acid such as vinegar or rice wine stops the reaction and preserves the sharp edge if you are not using up in one sitting.

Aug 11, 2013

I make mine using just water and Chinese mustard powder. The hotter I want it the longer I let it set at room temperature. Once it has the bite I want I pop it in the fridge. Yum.

Jan 13, 2015

Who would of thought that two ingredients would make this hot mustard. It tastes just like what's in the little packages but much more healthy.

Feb 24, 2014

My wife picked up Chinese food and forgot to get me hot mustard. I looked this recipe up and it was spot on!!!

Jan 11, 2015

Great! Loved it. I tasted it with and without the white pepper and preferred it with the pepper. Thanks LoriDori4 for the recipe.


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  • Calories
  • 24 kcal
  • 1%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 1 g
  • < 1%
  • Cholesterol
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Fat
  • 1.6 g
  • 3%
  • Fiber
  • 0.2 g
  • < 1%
  • Protein
  • 1.4 g
  • 3%
  • Sodium
  • < 1 mg
  • < 1%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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