Known as a fabulous hot sauce of Chinese or Vietnamese origin, chili and garlic sauce is a beloved condiment by most spicy food lovers across the globe. You must have tried plenty of store-bought versions of this sauce. But, we thought of sharing an easy chili and garlic sauce recipe to try at home. You can make this without any preservatives or artificial additives.
We have come up with a simpler version of this chili and garlic sauce using a minimal amount of ingredients. But there are some tips and tricks for the best taste and texture. So, let’s get started!
How to Use This Homemade Chili and Garlic Sauce?
When it comes to hot sauce, the recipes are endless. This is because you can incorporate them with your food as a condiment and as an ingredient. Thus, it might depend mainly on your creativity in combining this ingredient with your daily dishes.
You can use this chili-garlic sauce to top burgers, mix it into sandwiches, and dip french fries. Also, you can use it in various cooked foods as well. Here are some of the most interesting ways to incorporate this sauce with your dishes:
- Mix with fried rice, noodles, pasta and spaghetti dishes
- To make various meat, seafood, and fish recipes
- To make dips for wontons, dumplings, sushi, etc
- Mixing with stir-fry sauces and add a last-minute spicy kick to most stir-fry dishes
- To mix with the base of soups and stews
- Pair with deep-fried snacks of your choice!
Chili and garlic sauce is a heavenly combination with a hot bowl of homemade spicy onion rings! If you need to learn how to make this delicious snack at home, click on this link as we have an easy recipe for you!
What is The Difference Between Chili Oil and Chili and Garlic Sauce?
Chili oil and chili and garlic sauce are widely used ingredients in Chinese, Thai, and Vietnamese cooking. However, it turns out that most of you get confused between these two ingredients since both look quite similar and contain similar ingredients.
However, these two ingredients are very different because chili and garlic sauce is a hot sauce while chili oil is mainly a flavor-infused oil. Chili oil goes through a more processed approach and contains more spices than chili and garlic sauce.
Moreover, the ingredients we use in chili oil are fried in the oil while we make chili and garlic sauce by blending raw ingredients and then cooking to preserve.
Our recipe of chili and garlic sauce contains one hundred percent vegan-friendly ingredients, making it an excellent choice to include in any vegan meal preparation. But, if you’re buying this sauce from the store, it is advisable to read the list of ingredients on the label and make certain before purchasing.
Yes, this sauce is completely gluten-free since we have not used any ingredient that contains traces of gluten in our recipe.
This sauce can be a delicious addition to your meal preparations if you follow a ketogenic diet or any other low-carb diet plan. Consuming this chili and garlic sauce moderately can bring a pleasant food experience to all of you without making your meals bland.