Mild Chili Sauce Recipe #Hot Sauce #Sriracha

Spicy Chili Sauce

We were making grilled chicken sandwiches last night, post on that next. I ran out of my key ingredient. This key ingredient is a staple in my pantry and fridge. I went to check the pantry area in the kitchen and there was zero Sriracha sauce. I could of swore the last time we were shopping I picked some up. Low and behold I needed to do something about this.

So what's a girl to do? Well I have a bit of Chili Peppers from the garden last year. I decided to whip up a quick batch of Chili Sauce. I do not have enough to make the Sriracha sauce that tastes relatively close to my bottle here. So off I go.

This is about a Quart Jar worth of peppers. What I am going to do is soak them in boiling water to reconstitute them.

I added boiling water to the Chili Peppers, grabbed a glass of wine and went outside to hang out with my hubby while he grilled our dinner.

I let them sit for about an hour. I drained them and was happy to see how pliable they became.

I started pulling the top off trying to keep the starlike stem part intact. I have read in many places and cook books the benefit of this. It leaves a subtle flavor. So why not. Then I will throw these in my food processor and add only a few ingredients. Garlic is one of them..


  •  Chili Peppers, Jalapeno peppers, what ever sort of heat your looking for. This batch is about a quart jar of dried peppers.
  • 2 Garlic Cloves Minced
  •  2 Tablespoons Sugar
  •  1 Tablespoon Soy Sauce
  • 1 Can tomato sauce
  • 1/4 Cup Vinegar
  • 1/4 Cup Water
  • 2 Tsp Salt


  •  De Stem your peppers try to leave the little star in tact.
  •  If they are dried reconstitute them for a good hour in boiling water
  • Add the peppers and garlic into your food processor and chop until you get a fine consistency, start adding the water to get the consistency.
  • Place this into a pot, add the rest of the ingredients and from here your going to simply let the mixture simmer.
  •  I let mine simmer for an hour and half. Then I bottled it. This recipe gave me about 2 Cups . Just enough to get me through the week.

April DecheineAbout April Decheine

April ran away from Suburbia to live life more sustainably with her husband. The kids are all grown but return quite often. She is a little city mixed in with Martha Stewart like smarts. She is an ex IT downsized Corporate gal. Follow her as she learns all the Green Acres chores on her 40 acre farm while introducing her readers to products she believes in.

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