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Homemade Sriracha Hot Sauce

Homemade Sriracha

If you're a hot sauce lover this is the recipe for you. This homemade sauce can practically go on anything!

Course Condiment
Cuisine Thai
Keyword hot sauce, rooster sauce, sriracha
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Yield 2 cups
Calories 317 kcal
Author Karen Ard


  • 1 pound jalapeño, serrano, or other mix of chiles seeded
  • 1 cup garlic cloves peeled
  • 1/2 cup vinegar 5% acidity
  • 6 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup hot water


  1. In a saucepan, add chiles, garlic, vinegar, sugar, and salt.
  2. Cover and simmer gently, over very low heat for 30 minutes.
  3. Add mixture and hot water to a blender.
  4. Blend until smooth, opening vent to release steam often.
  5. Add more hot water to get to the consistency you like.
  6. Store in refrigerator in an airtight container for up to two weeks.