Thai sweet chili sauce is known as nam chim kai in Thailand. It is sold in bottles and available in Asian food markets, but instead of buying sweet chili sauce, try making this easy recipe. It only takes a few minutes to put together, and you can find everything you need in your pantry or at your local supermarket. There are no added preservatives or fatty ingredients in this homemade version, so it is also healthier.
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July 19, Thai sweet chili sauce is an integral part of my diet. I use it as a dipping sauce for Asian flavored appetizers or egg rolls, or I add couple of tablespoons of the gooey goodness on breaded chicken bits and vegetables to make a delicious stir fry dish. The possibilities of using this sauce are plenty! If you like Asian cuisine, I promise that having a jar of this highly versatile sauce in your refrigerator will make your life much more pleasant. I usually make a double batch and have it in my fridge for whenever I want.
How many half-used bottles of condiments would you say you have in your refrigerator at this very moment. So this time I decided to make my own smaller batch of easy sweet chili sauce using a few simple ingredients that I usually have on hand including another condiment that commonly haunts my fridge! This incredibly simple sauce is sweet, sour, and spicy. This sauce goes great on tofu, chicken, seafood especially shrimp and salmon , and vegetables. Sweet chili sauce is usually made with fresh red chiles, but I rarely see those at the store, so I took a short cut.
This red sweet and sour chili sauce glistening in bottles is one part of Thai cuisine that has permeated just about every grocery store in North America! Serve this sauce with any of these recipes! Shop Ingredients and Tools I use.