Homemade Sriracha Sauce

Sriracha is the name of a town on the eastern seaboard of Thailand. This sauce is used in various dishes or as a dipping sauce.

Makes: 1Hands-on: 10 minutesTotal: 15 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Makes: 1


  • 10 dried long red Thai chilies
  • 1 cup whole garlic cloves, peeled
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 1⁄4 cup sugar
  • 1 1⁄2 cups water
  • 3 Tbsp. white vinegar


  • Combine chilies, garlic, salt, sugar, and water in a saucepan. Bring to a boil and simmer until chilies and garlic are tender, about 5 to 7 minutes. Let cool.
  • Add vinegar to the mixture and purée until smooth.