Sriracha Hot Sauce Recipe

Try to make your own Sriracha hot sauce using jalapeno and or cayenne peppers!

From "Make Your Own Hot Sauce"
Summer 2014

  • Once unknown, sriracha sauce now nearly surpasses ketchup and salsa as the US's favorite condiment.
    Photo courtesy Fotolia/Brent Hofacker

Yield: 5-6 cups

Sriracha is named for the coastal city of Sri Racha, in Thailand, where it originated. It is a traditional sauce and you will find it in many restaurants. Once almost unknown in the United States, it has nearly replaced salsa and ketchup as the most popular condiment. You can easily make your own!

This recipe is from my book, Make Your Own Hot Sauce, available at or


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