Homemade Sweet Chili Sauce

We all have those days when we feel extremely tired after a long day of work or a tiring workout session, but you still want to add a special something

Homemade Sweet Chili Sauce
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We all have those days when we feel extremely tired after a long day of work or a tiring workout session, but you still want to add a special something to spice up your meal. Well then, this homemade sweet chili sauce is the perfect choice for you! Not only is it super easy to make but is also way tastier than any store-bought sauce! It goes extremely well with crispy chicken strips. So why don’t you try this at home and as always, let us know how it was in the comments below!

Homemade Sweet Chili Sauce

Homemade Sweet Chili Sauce 2019-09-02 03:46:13

Serves 5                             Print        Prep Time   00:05        Cook Time   00:10        Total Time   00:15

Prep Time   00:05        Cook Time   00:10        Total Time   00:15                      Ingredients

  1. 100 grams (1/2 cup) white sugar
  2. 1/2 cup rice vinegar or white vinegar
  3. 1/2 cup water
  4. 2 garlic pods
  5. 1/2 tbsp red chilly flakes
  6. less than 1/4 tsp salt
  7. 1 tbsp cornflour
  8. 2 tbsp water          Instructions
  9. Combine all the ingredients except 1 tbsp cornflour and 2 tbsp water in a medium-sized saucepan.
  10. Heat the pan over medium-high heat and stir occasionally until it brings to boil.
  11. Now turn the heat to medium, cook and stir for 5 mins.
  12. Meanwhile, mix the cornflour with 2 tbsp of water and stir until fully dissolved.
  13. After 5 mins, turn the heat to low.
  14. Now pour the cornflour mixture to the saucepan.
  15. Stir constantly until the sauce thickens enough to coat the back of a spoon, it takes 1 to 2 mins only.
  16. Don't cook for a long time because the sauce will further thicken once it cools.
  17. Taste the sauce and adjust sweetness as you like. Also, add more vinegar if not sour enough.
  18. If the sauce is too thick add some hot water and mix well.
  19. Now switch off the heat and pour the sauce into a bowl and let sit until fully cooled.
  20. Store it in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 1 week.          Notes
  21. You can also add 1 tsp grated ginger and 1 tbsp light soy sauce to this recipe. If you add soy sauce, don't add the salt.         By Santhi Therese    The Indian Claypot https://theindianclaypot.com/

Homemade Sweet Chili Sauce

Serves 1
Prep Time: 00:05
Cook Time: 00:10
Total Time: 00:15

Ingredients

  • 100 grams (1/2 cup) White sugar
  • 1/2 cup Rice vinegar or white vinegar
  • 1/2 cup Water
  • 2 Garlic pods
  • 1/2 tbsp Red chilly flakes
  • less than 1/4 tsp Salt
  • 1 tbsp Cornflour
  • 2 tbsp Water

Instructions

  • Combine all the ingredients except 1 tbsp cornflour and 2 tbsp water in a medium-sized saucepan.
  • Heat the pan over medium-high heat and stir occasionally until it brings to boil.
  • Now turn the heat to medium, cook and stir for 5 mins.
  • Meanwhile, mix the cornflour with 2 tbsp of water and stir until fully dissolved.
  • After 5 mins, turn the heat to low.
  • Now pour the cornflour mixture to the saucepan.
  • Stir constantly until the sauce thickens enough to coat the back of a spoon, it takes 1 to 2 mins only.
  • Don't cook for a long time because the sauce will further thicken once it cools.
  • Taste the sauce and adjust sweetness as you like. Also, add more vinegar if not sour enough.
  • If the sauce is too thick add some hot water and mix well.
  • Now switch off the heat and pour the sauce into a bowl and let sit until fully cooled.
  • Store it in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 1 week.

By Santhi Therese
The Indian Claypot

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