Tuesday, February 21, 2012

Sweet and Chili Sauce

Sweet and Chili Sauce

If you don’t have time to go to the store to buy Asian sweet and chili sauce in a bottle
You can make it at home

2 to 3 garlic cloves minced
2 red (not green) Jalapeno pepper or 4 Thai red chilies or 1 T of crush chili flake
1/2 cup of sugar
3/ 4 cup of water
1/4 cup of vinegar
1/2 T of salt

To thicken the sauce
1 T of corn starch
2 T of water
Mix and set a side

Mix all the ingredients in a blender if you use fresh chili
Tranfer the mixture in a sauce pan heat on medium heat until it is boiling
Turn the heat to low and simmer for 3 minutes
Add the cornstarch water to the mixture to thicken the sauce
Turn the heat off let the sauce cool
Do adjust the heat the way you like it

Serve with spring rolls, grill chicken ect…


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