Four Easy 5-Minute Chili Sauce Recipes

July 26, 2018
by Amanda Li Our Recipes

    Delicious chili sauces are a great way to quickly dress up any meal or recipe. So why not try these easy chili sauce recipes to give your lunches and dinners a savoury kick!

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    We’ve got 4 easy recipes to make your own chili sauce at home. These sauces feature different levels of heat and flavour profiles, so there’s a chili sauce for everyone! The best part? Each recipe takes no more than 5 minutes to make. Just throw the ingredients in a blender and voilà! You’ve got chili sauce. Once made, they will last for about 4-5 days in a refrigerator.

    The Chili Sauces:

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    1. Oh So Oregano Chili Sauce

    Prepare this Oregano Chili as an addition to your favourite pasta sauce or as a seasoning for fish.


    • 1 red pepper, roasted
    • 3 jalapeño peppers
    • 1 red chili pepper
    • 2 cloves garlic
    • 4 basil leaves
    • 2 tsp oregano, dried
    • 1/2 onion
    • 2 tbsp olive oil
    • 2 tbsp coconut milk
    • 1 tsp smoked paprika
    • 2 tbsp lemon juice
    • 1 tsp black pepper, crushed


    1. Blend together.

    Try some with our Pork and Zuchini Bolognese.

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    2. Gnarly Garlic Chili Sauce

    Add a teaspoon of this Garlic Chili sauce to your veggie stir fry or use as a rub for chicken.


    • 1 roasted garlic heads, peel off skin
    • 10 red chili pepper 
    • 2 shallots, peel off skin
    • 2 tbsp white vinegar
    • 1 tsp sugar 
    • 2 tbsp peanut or sesame oil 
    • Salt to taste
    • 1 tsp fish sauce


    1. Blend all ingredients together.

    The perfect final touch for this Crispy Tofu Stir-Fry.

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    3. Sizzling Scotch Bonnet Chili Sauce

    Scotch Bonnet Chili is a the perfect complement to lamb and beef. Add a tiny dash to stews to give them a kick.


    • 1 shallot
    • 2 cloves of garlic
    • 8 scotch bonnet chilies
    • 3 ripe tomato
    • 2 tbsp apple vinegar
    • 2 tbsp sunflower oil
    • salt to taste
    • 1 tbsp sugar


    1. Blend all the ingredients together.

    Turn up the heat by adding this chili sauce to our Italian Lentil Stew.

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    4. Gentle Green Chili Sauce

    Gentle Green Chili is best served as a rub for fish or as a condiment with Thai & Mexican food.


    • 6 long green chilies
    • 1 green bell pepper
    • 10 cloves garlic
    • 1 bunch coriander, coarsely chopped
    • 1 bunch parsley, coarsely chopped
    • ½ tbsp fennel seeds
    • 1 tbsp cumin seeds
    • ½ tbsp ground cardamon
    • 1½ tsp salt
    • Olive oil


    1. Blend all the ingredients together.

    You’ll love this sauce paired with our Customer Favourite Turkey Burrito Bowl.

    Try pairing your favourite chili sauce with something on the grill: How To Grill (Almost) Everything.

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