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RECIPE: Homemade Sriracha, as spicy as you like! 


Few can resist the delicious combination of sweet, garlicky and spicy of Sriracha sauce ... 

diy Sriracha Recipe

diy Sriracha Recipe


  • 2 kg / 4lb red chilies
  • 5 tbsp sea salt.
  • 250g / 2 cups fresh whole garlic.
  • 10-15 tbsp sugar (brown, cane or white, your preference).
  • 1-2 tbsp of fish sauce (optional)


1. Rinse the chiles, remove the seeds and cut them in half. Put them into a food processor with the salt and garlic, and blitz until well mixed.

2. Pour this mixture into a jar with airtight seal, add the fish sauce if you wish, cover and let it stand at room temperature in a cool, dry and dark place for at least 15 days (the more time you leave, stronger it will be).

3. Once the sauce has fermented, pass it through a sieve into a pot. Add the sugar and bring it to the boil for 1 to 2 minutes (no longer)


4. Your Sriracha is ready! Kept in the fridge, it will stay good for up to a year.


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