This is the ticket to your very own hot garlic sauce, and now you can make Sriracha feel jealous. If needed, cool it down with white vinegar and transform your meal with some spice. By Sukanya Ghosh. Long before the world declares its undying love for Sriracha, the rooster sauce from California, the quiet dingy lanes in the tanneries of erstwhile Calcutta was silently cooking up pot of hot garlic sauce which in due course of time has transformed the regular chicken, prawns and pork dishes to taste extraordinaire. Though the heat was too much for the sweet loving babus of Kolkata but none the less it was able to make a lasting impression on the culinary trails of Indo Chinese cuisine.
This homemade chili garlic sauce recipe is just like the famed Huy Fong brand, giving you authentically garlicky and spicy results that are rich and well balanced. Use it to create your own favorite Asian recipes! If you are a fan of sriracha, you most likely have the iconic bottle with the rooster on it in your fridge. I love their chili garlic sauce, too.
Chili garlic sauce has many versatile uses from condiment to base for sweet chili sauce aka chicken dipping sauce. Chili garlic sauce is incredibly easy to make. The flavor of this homemade sauce won't let you go back to the store-bought chili garlic sauce.
This homemade chili garlic sauce recipe packs all the same fiery flavor of the spicy condiment found at Thai and Vietnamese restaurants. A dollop of chili garlic sauce adds the slow-burn heat and umami so often missing from take-out fake-out recipes. Making your chili garlic sauce allows you to adjust the flavoring, adding sweetness to offset the heat for a Sriracha flavor or additional vinegar to bring out another dimension for Sambal Oelek.