Homemade Sweet Chilli Sauce

Homemade Sweet Chilli Sauce


It’s simple to make your own sweet chilli sauce, and you can customise the level of sweetness and spiciness to suit your tastes. This is a basic recipe:Components:






  1. 1 cup granulated sugar
  2. 1/2 cup water
  3. 1/2 cup rice vinegar
  4. 3-4 cloves garlic, minced
  5. 1-2 red chili peppers, finely chopped (adjust according to your spice preference)
  6. 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  7. 2 tablespoons water
  8. 1/2 teaspoon salt (optional)





  1. In a saucepan, combine the granulated sugar, water, rice vinegar, minced garlic, and chopped red chili peppers.
  2. Bring the mixture to a gentle boil over medium heat, stirring occasionally to dissolve the sugar.
  3. Once the mixture reaches a boil, reduce the heat and let it simmer for about 5-7 minutes, or until it slightly thickens and the flavors meld together.
  4. In a small bowl, mix the cornstarch with 2 tablespoons of water to make a slurry.
  5. Slowly pour the cornstarch slurry into the simmering sauce while stirring continuously.
  6. Continue to simmer the sauce for another 2-3 minutes, or until it thickens to your desired consistency.
  7. Taste the sauce and adjust the seasoning with salt if needed.
  8. Remove the sauce from heat and let it cool completely.
  9. Once cooled, transfer the sweet chili sauce to a clean jar or bottle and store it in the refrigerator.


Your homemade sweet chili sauce is now ready to use as a dipping sauce, glaze, or marinade for various dishes like chicken wings, spring rolls, or grilled meats. Enjoy the sweet and spicy flavor!

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