The Black Teapot

April 10, 2010

Thai Garlic Chili Sauce

Filed under: Sauces — blackteapot @ 10:06 pm
  • 8 red Thai chilies, stems removed
  • 10 cloves garlic, skins removed
  • 1/2 inch piece of ginger, peeled
  • 1 lime, juiced
  • 3 lemon grass stems
  • 1 cup fresh cilantro
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup cider vinegar
  • 1/3 cup fish sauce
  • 1/4 cup warm water

Place chilies, garlic, ginger, lime juice, lemon grass, and cilantro in a food processor. Blend until it forms a coarse paste.

In a sauce pan, dissolve sugar in water over medium heat. Cook on high until light caramel forms, about 3-5 minutes. Stir in paste and bring to boil. Add cider vinegar and fish sauce. Boil for another two minutes.

Makes about 3 cups. Can be sealed in jars and stored

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