Tuesday, March 12, 2013

Thai Garlic Chili Sauce

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It's not a big surprise, that I LOVE spicy food.   I always have a lot of spicy condiments around to spice up sandwiches, stir fries... almost anything.  I love all kinds of chilies, but Thai Chilies are extra hot and spicy.  I think they are so pretty with their dynamite red color.   I decided to be daring and make my own Thai Chili Garlic Sauce.  I had to be very careful dealing with such large quantities of spicy chilies (making sure to keep my hands away from my eyes at all times).  I let the food processor do the the hard work. I am planning on using this spicy chili in a few dishes this week... so look out for how I use this up.  Just to let you know, this is a very spicy sauce so you can always make it less spicy by decreasing the Thai chilies and increasing the sweet chilies used in the recipe.



 
Ingredients:
1 1/2 cups Thai chilies
1 1/2 cups sweet red chili
1/4 cup fish sauce
1/4 rice vinegar
1/4 water
6-8 fresh garlic cloves
2-3 Tbs canola oil
1-2 Tbs brown sugar (to taste)


Directions:
Cut stems off of chilies.  Put all ingredients into food processor and blend until smooth.


Cook in a pan on the stove for 10-12 minutes until sauce thickens. Cool ingredients fully and put into a sterile jar with a tight fitting lid.  Refrigerate up to 2 weeks.






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18 comments:

  1. Me and Hubs love spicy too! This sauce would be great on so many things!

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  2. Hot and spicy sauce, love with some fried rice;

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  3. Ohhh, I love Thai garlic chili sauce, but I always buy it. I'd love to make it from scratch for my poor wimpy mouth's sake. I just can't handle it as hot as others (like you). Thanks so much for sharing your recipe. I can't wait to see the rest of the dishes you're going to make with this. I want to get my stir-fry on!

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  4. You are one brave woman Ramona - I see ALL the seeds in that sauce :O SO SPICY!! But deliciously spicy I'm sure. I'm both intrigued and intimidated by your super spicy sauce heehee :)

    ~Jess

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  5. yum yum yum! I love spice too! Wonderful recipe. I am going to make a big jar of this!

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  6. Yes please, I love this sauce, it looks excellent! Give me a jar of that, some cream cheese, and crackers and I would be ALL set :-)

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  7. Is this kinda like a sriracha sauce? Sounds absolutely amazing, can't wait to try! :)

    Happy Blogging!
    Happy Valley Chow

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  8. I love spicy food too :-) and anything Thai...bring it on please!!! Love the snaps and I bet the sauce is awesome!!

    Regards,
    Manju
    http://manjuseatingdelights.blogspot.com/

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  9. Your photos are so amazingly crisp and clear. I don't know how you accomplish that. I have to go easy on the spicy...but my sons LOVE it and it can almost never be spicy enough. When I think I ruined something, they think it is just right. LOL

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  10. Oh I am so saving this! I love Thai Garlic Chili Sauce and this looks so much better then what you find at the store! Thanks for sharing Ramona! I can't wait to try it!

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  11. This is right up my alley. The spicier the better. I cannot wait to see what you make with it.

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  12. This looks like spice city my friend :D
    Lovely sauce!

    Cheers
    CCU

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  13. I think I've subconsciously been looking for this recipe all my life!! Looks amazing!!!

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  14. I can think of lots of things to put this yummy sauce on.

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  15. Ramona...what a beautiful, vibrant color! (My son will love this...the spicier the better!). So I'm looking forward to your upcoming recipes! : )

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  16. Spicy and garlicky! Right up my alley. Definitely could be dangerous working with all of those peppers, but it looks well worth it. Delicious!

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  17. Hi there. The current Food on Friday on Carole's Chatter is collecting links to dishes using garlic. I do hope you link this in. This is the link . Please do check out some of the other links – there are a lot of good ones already. Cheers

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