Sweet Chili Sauce


Spicy Sweet Chilli Sauce

Great glaze for chicken or shrimp! Makes 1 1/2 cups.

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes



  • ½ cup rice vinegar
  • 1 cup water
  • 7 oz white sugar
  • 4 whole garlic cloves finely chopped
  • 1 tbsp soy sauce
  • ¼ - ½ tsp cayenne pepper .
  • 2 oz sambal oelek

Thickening Agent

  • 1 ½ tbsp cornflour
  • 2 tbsp water


  1. Mix the cornflour and water into a smooth slurry and set aside.

  2. Add rice vinegar, water, sugar, garlic, soy sauce, and cayenne pepper to a medium pan. Stir well.

  3. Increase the heat to medium-high and bring to a boil. Reduce the heat and simmer for about 10 minutes.

  4. Add the Sambal Oelek and mix.

  5. Add cornflour and water mix.

  6. While stirring frequently (to prevent the sauce from burning at the bottom), simmer the sauce for 5-10 minutes or until desired thickness. Take into consideration that sauce thickens while cooling.

  7. Pour into glass jars with air tight lids, cool, and store in the fridge; or use immediately with cooked protein.

Recipe Notes