Try This—Homemade Sriracha

Chili Peppers

Sriracha Recipe – Homemade Chili Sriracha Hot Sauce

Makes about 1 cup 


  • 1 cup thai red chili peppers
  • 4 cloves of finely chopped garlic
  • 2 medium finely chopped shallots (or small red onions)
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 2 – 8 ounce cans tomato sauce
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce or Bragg’s
  • 3 tablespoons rice vinegar
  • 3 teaspoons Sugar


  • Cut all of the stems from your chili peppers and rinse. Dry in a paper towel. Wear kitchen gloves!!! For real, the chili peppers will stay on your fingers and burn you when you least expect it!
  • In sauce pan, preheat vegetable oil and add minced garlic and shallots.
  • saute for about 3 minutes
  • Add tomato sauce and minced chili peppers. Bring it to a simmer on medium heat (about 3 minutes)
  • Lower your heat and add soy sauce, vinegar, and sugar. Stir.
  • Simmer for an additional 5 minutes on low heat.
  • Remove from heat and allow to cool completely.
  • Use a blender to further liquefy the sauce.
  • Store in the refrigerator for up to a week.

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