Thai Sweet Chili Sauce Recipe

4.93 from 140 votes

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.

You can use this sauce as a dip for various finger foods like Spring RollsPotato Wedges and Tater Tots.

To make Thai Sweet Chili Sauce at home follow the detailed step by step recipe with photos posted below.

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Sweet Chili Sauce Step By Step Recipe

Thai Sweet Chili Sauce Recipe

Thai Sweet Chili Sauce is a thick and savory dip made with dried red chili & garlic simmered in a sugary base.
4.93 from 140 votes

Recipe Info

Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Total Time 15 mins
Servings 8
Category Dips & Spreads
Cuisine Thai

Nutrition

Calories: 17kcal | Carbohydrates: 48g

Ingredients For Thai 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 for Thai Sweet Chili Sauce Recipe
 

  • Take cornstarch in a small bowl.
    1.5 Teaspoon Corn Starch
    Sweet Chili Sauce Recipe Step By Step Instructions 3
  • Add 1-2 teaspoons of water and make a smooth paste and set it aside.
    Sweet Chili Sauce Recipe Step By Step Instructions 4
  • Heat water in a pan. Add sugar in it and stir till the sugar completely dissolves in the water.
    2 Tablespoon Sugar, 1/3 Cup Water
    Sweet Chili Sauce Recipe Step By Step Instructions 1
  • Very finely chop the garlic cloves. You can also make a paste using a mortar & pestle. Add this minced garlic to the pan along with crushed & dried red chili flakes. Also add vinegar and salt and simmer for 2-3 minutes.
    1 Tablespoon Crushed and Dried Red Chili Flakes, 1-2 Garlic Cloves, minced, 1.5 Tablespoon Vinegar, 1/2 Teaspoon Salt
    Sweet Chili Sauce Recipe Step By Step Instructions 2
  • Add the cornstarch paste to the sauce and stir.
    Sweet Chili Sauce Recipe Step By Step Instructions 5
  • You will see that the sauce starts congealing when you add cornstarch.
    Sweet Chili Sauce Recipe Step By Step Instructions 6
  • Simmer for 1 minute on low flame as the sauce thickens.
    Sweet Chili Sauce Recipe Step By Step Instructions 7
  • 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.
    Sweet Chili Sauce Step By Step Recipe

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