The Best Classic Sriracha Sauce Recipe

Sriracha is frequently used as a dipping sauce, particularly for seafood. Sriracha appears as a condiment for fried noodles, a topping for spring roll, and in sauces.Sriracha is a type of hot sauce or chili sauce made from a paste of chili peppers, distilled vinegar ,sugar and salt.Sriracha is also eaten in soup,on eggs and burgers,Jams,and lollipops.

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Famous “Sriracha” sauce is named after the town of “Sri Racha” in Thailand where it originated, but this is not what we consume here in the United States.

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Sriracha sauce recipe | How to make homemade sriracha sauce recipe

Sriracha sauce - Sriracha is a type of hot sauce or chili sauce made from a paste of chili peppers, distilled vinegar ,sugar,and salt.Sriracha is also eaten in soup, on eggs and burgers ,Jams,and lollipops.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American, Chinese
Servings: 7 cups
Author: Papitha Ranganathan


Ingredients Srirach sauce

  • 30 red jalapeno
  • 50 red thai chilis 40 red serrano peppers for less spice
  • 1/2 cup white vinegar
  • 1 tbsp sugar
  • 1 tbsp salt


How to cook the recipe

  • Take off the stems of the peppers. Roughly chop the peppers (take out seeds and pith for less spice) Add to a blender.
  • Blend for a few seconds then add then add the salt and sugar. Blend again for 2-3 minutes until a smooth puree.
  • Place the pepper puree into a glass bowl, cover with plastic wrap and place in a cool dark place for 3 days to ferment. Stir daily.
  • On the 3rd day, set a small pot under a fine mesh strainer, pushing as much of the pulp as possible through the strainer into the sauce. Discard remaining pulp, seeds, and skin left in strainer.
  • Add 1/2 cup of white vinegar to the pot.
  • Reduce the liquid over a low/medium heat stirring occasionally. reduce the liquid until it is just a bit more liquid then sriracha sauce (hot liquid will become thicker when it cools)
  • Store in refrigerator. Enjoy!

Papitha Ranganathan

I'm Papitha Ranganathan house wife and food blogger. I love to cook various cuisines in my kitchen which comes out so delicious. I would like to share my recipes here.

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