Wednesday 21 March 2018

Sweet chilli sauce

Helen and Lisa Tse

Sweet Chilli sauce

An exciting concoction of fresh red chillies mixed with garlic and vinegar that tickles the tongue. Perfect for livening up stir-fries, noodles or salads as a zingy dip on the side.

Gluten-free, dairy-free and egg-free Makes 250ml

Preparation time: 15 minutes

Cooking time: 10 minutes


4 long chillies, finely chopped

3 garlic cloves, peeled

50ml white wine vinegar

100g white granulated sugar

200ml cold water

1 tbsp salt

1 tbsp potato starch

Method Blend all the ingredients except for the potato starch in a blender. Pour the mixture into a small saucepan and bring to the boil over a high heat. Add the potato starch and stir vigorously to thicken the sauce. Remove the pan from the heat and set aside to cool. Store in a sealed container in the fridge and use within two weeks.

Irish Independent

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