Sweet Chile Sauce

barbara lentz


This is great as a dip or to use in recipes that call for a little heat with some sweet. I use it for deep fried shrimp so good.


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10 Min
1 Hr 15 Min
Stove Top


  • 1 lb
    sweet chiles seeded and chopped
  • 2 medium
    onions chopped
  • 8 clove
  • 1 c
    olive oil
  • 1 Tbsp
    tamarind paste
  • 1/2 c
    hot water
  • 1/2 c
    brown sugar
  • 3 Tbsp
    fish sauce

How to Make Sweet Chile Sauce


  1. Place chiles onions and garlic in food processor. Process while drizzling in oil. Place over low heat and cook 45 minutes stirring frequently.
  2. Dissolve tamarind in hot water. Add to sauce with brown sugar and fish sauce. Cook another 30 minutes. Strain oil and let cool. Store in fridge or waterbath for 15 minutes to seal if wanting to can.

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About Sweet Chile Sauce

Course/Dish: Dips
Main Ingredient: Spice/Herb/Seasoning
Regional Style: Asian

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