Homemade Sweet Red Chili Sauce Recipe

Add this tasty sweet red chili sauce to any fish recipe for the perfect kick

Serves: 4
Total time: 30 minutes


  • ¼ cup white rice vinegar
  • ¾ cup white sugar
  • ¼ cup water
  • 1 tablespoon minced garlic
  • ½ teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes (or to taste)
  • ½ teaspoon Sriracha (or to taste/optional)
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 1 tablespoon water
  • ½ teaspoon salt


1. Add ¼ cup water, rice vinegar and sugar in a saucepan over medium high. When it starts to boil, add the minced garlic and red pepper flakes. Lower the temperature, and let simmer for 3 minutes. Add Sriracha, if using.

2. In a cup or small bowl, mix the cornstarch with the tablespoon of cold water until dissolved. Bring the chili sauce mixture to a simmer again, add the cornstarch/water and ½ teaspoon of salt.

3. Cook, stirring constantly until mixture reaches desire thickness, approximately 3 to 5 minutes. Remove from heat and cool.

4. Store in glass container in refrigerator. Will last up to 30 days.

For more fish sauce recipes, visit MissHomemade.com.

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