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Sweet Chili Sauce

This Sweet Chili Sauce is a perfect match for your 5 minutes recipes which is naturally vegan, gluten free and such a versatile condiment. Once you’ve tried this homemade chili sauce you won’t turn back to store bought ones ever.

Sweet Chili Sauce in a small glass jar.

You know I’m all about spicy food and could eat it almost everyday. Just think of all those amazing dishes like this Spicy Garlic Enchilada Soup or the Southwest Pasta Salad with Spicy Garlic Dressing

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You and me are on board with this sweet chili sauce. It is spicy, flavorful, versatile, super easy, quick and fast, homemade, even for the picky eater a winner, and a must make for everyone.

How to make a sweet chili sauce.

What is in sweet chili sauce

You will need 6 ingredients (not counting salt and pepper):

  • ketzap manis (I used gluten free)
  • maple syrup
  • chili flakes
  • minced garlic
  • white vinegar
  • tapioca starch

A perfect red dipping sauce for vegan food.

How to make sweet chili sauce

In a sauce pan combine chili flakes, maple syrup, minced garlic, ketzap manis, white vinegar, and tapioca starch (premixed with water). Season with salt and pepper and heat until the mix starts to simmer for around 4 minutes until it thickens.

Make sure to whisk constantly with an egg beater. Then, let cool a bit before using. It will stay fresh in glass jar with a lid for around 2 weeks.

This make such an amazing sauce for easy lunch meals, dinners, low calorie snacks with veggies, working lunch, and is perfect for cheap healthy meals with rice and beans like this Rice and Beans Quesarito.

Top view showing the sweet chili sauce, with vegan nuggets around.

Ideas for using this Thai sweet chili sauce

Sweet dipping sauce: use veggies or tortilla chips and enjoy munching them with this sauce as dip. It is so good and adds so much flavor.

Sweet potato dipping sauce: delicious with sweet potatoes. I used my cajun sweet potatoes from this Cajun Sweet Potato Rice Bowl rice bowl for this. 

Spring roll dipping sauce: Trust me when tell you it is really delicious with your vegetable spring rolls and makes such an amazing dip for them.

Dipping into the sauce!

Pour this sauce over vermicelli and mix with some peanut butter or almond butter and you’re all set up for an incredible meal at any time.

Chickpea burgers: use the sweet chili sauce as burger sauce instead of vegenaise. Put it on a bun, top with lettuce, sweet chili sauce, one or two chickpea patties.

Chickpea nuggets: it makes such an excellent nugget sauce that the whole family will love and devour in no time.

Enjoying a nugget or veggie sticks dipped in the sweet chili sauce.

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Let me know what you think.

Love seeing all your remakes, Florian.

Make this Sweet Chili Sauce at home so delicious and versatile for many things. Homemade tastes so much better and will beat store bought in no time. Naturally vegan, gluten free and packed with such amazing flavors. Once you’ve tried it you know you need this condiment everyday. Great for dinner, lunch, meal prep that the whole family will love. #vegan #dairyfree #glutenfree #sweetchilisauce #vegetarian #contentednesscooking #dinner #lunch #mealprep #comfortfood #condiments

How to make a sweet chili sauce.

Sweet Chili Sauce

Yield: 10
Prep Time: 2 minutes
Cook Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 7 minutes

This Sweet Chili Sauce is a perfect match for your 5 minutes recipes which is naturally vegan, gluten free and such a versatile condiment. Once you’ve tried this homemade chili sauce you won’t turn back to store bought ones ever.

Ingredients

  • 2 tbs maple syrup
  • 3/4 cup white vinegar
  • 1 tsp Chili flakes
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/4 cup ketzap manis (I used gf)
  • 2 tsp tapioca starch + 4 tsp water
  • salt, pepper to taste

Instructions

  1. In a sauce pan combine chili flakes, maple syrup, minced garlic, ketzap manis, white vinegar, and tapioca starch (premixed with water). Season with salt and pepper and heat until the mix starts to simmer for around 4 minutes until it thickens.
  2. Make sure to whisk constantly with an egg beater. Then, let cool a bit before using. It will stay fresh in glass jar with a lid for around 2 weeks.
Nutrition Information:
Yield: 10 Serving Size: 2 Tbs
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 43Total Fat: 0gSaturated Fat: 0gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 0gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 30mgCarbohydrates: 9.5gFiber: 0.1gSugar: 8gProtein: 0.6g

Annik

Tuesday 25th of February 2020

Hello, if i can’t find ketzap manis, what can i substitute it with? Thank you

Florian

Tuesday 25th of February 2020

Hi Annik! You can try to get it online. Otherwise use Soy or Tamari sauce and add more maple syrup. Hope that helps, let me know how it goes.

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