Thai Sweet Chili Sauce is a sweet and savory sauce originating in Thailand, which is made by simmering garlic and crushed dried red chili in a sugary base.
This sauce has become one of the most popular dips in the world along with tomato ketchup and is served with a wide variety of finger foods.
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. The ingredients for making this sauce are also readily available in every household.
To make Thai Sweet Chili Sauce at home follow the detailed step by step recipe with photos posted below.
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Servings: 7-8 (1 Small Bowl)
Category: Dips and Spreads
Nutrition (per serving)
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
Take 1.5 teaspoon of Cornstarch in a small bowl.
Add 1-2 teaspoons of water and make a smooth paste and set it aside.
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.
Add the cornstarch paste 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.
Thai Sweet Chili Sauce is ready. Let it cool down and then refrigerate it in an airtight jar for later use. You can use it as a dip for snacks and finger foods like Spring Rolls and Potato Wedges.
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