Asian-inspired plant-based recipes

Sweet Chili Sauce

If you love fried foods, you’ll have to pair it with this sweet chili sauce recipe. Bright, tangy, sweet, and slightly spicy, it’s the perfect sauce to add some juiciness to every bite.

Sweet Chili Sauce

October 27, 2022
: 3 min
: 3 min


  • 1/4 cup white distilled vinegar
  • ½ cup sugar
  • ½ cup water
  • 2 tbsp sambal oelek
  • 1 tsp red chili flakes
  • 1 tbsp cornstarch + 1 tbsp water, mix well
  • Step 1 In a small saucepan on medium heat, add the vinegar, sugar, water, sambal oelek, and red chili flakes.
  • Step 2 When it begins to boil, add the cornstarch slurry (mix the cornstarch with water) one teaspoon at a time for the sauce to thicken up. Once the sauce has thickened up, set it to the side to cool down. Once cooled, transfer to an airtight container and store in the refrigerator for up to a week.

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