Thai Sweet Chili Sauce is a thick and savory dip made with dried red chili & garlic simmered in a sugary base.
Thai Sweet Chili Sauce is a sweet and savory sauce made by simmering garlic and crushed dried red chili in a sugary base.
We often purchase Sweet Chili Sauce in stores. But it is really easy to make this sauce at home in a clean and healthy way. It can be made in less than 15 minutes and tastes much better than the store bought versions.
To make Thai Sweet Chili Sauce at home follow the detailed step by step recipe with photos posted below.
Yield: 1 Small Bowl
Category: Dips & Spreads
Ingredients For Sweet Chili Sauce Recipe
- 1 Tablespoon Crushed and Dried Red Chili Flakes
- 1-2 Garlic Cloves, minced
- 1/3 Cup Water
- 2 Tablespoon Sugar
- 1.5 Tablespoon Vinegar
- 1.5 Teaspoon Corn Starch
- 1/2 Teaspoon Salt
Step By Step Instructions With Photos for Sweet Chili Sauce Recipe
Heat 1/3 cup of water in a pan. Add 2 tablespoons of sugar in it and stir till the sugar completely dissolves in the water.
Very finely chop 1-2 cloves of garlic. You can also make a paste using a mortar & pestle. Add this minced garlic to the pan along with 1 tablespoon of crushed & dried red chili flakes. Also add 1.5 tablespoon Vinegar & 1/2 teaspoon Salt and simmer for 2-3 minutes.
Take 1.5 teaspoon of Cornstarch in a small bowl. Add 1-2 teaspoons of water and make a smooth paste. Add it to the sauce and stir.
You will see that the sauce starts congealing when you add cornstarch. Simmer for 1 minute on low flame as the sauce thickens.