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Homemade Chili-Garlic Sauce – Recipe
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4.94 from 16 votes

Homemade Chili-Garlic Sauce – Recipe

This is an all-purpose, homemade chili-garlic sauce recipe, much like the Asian Huy Fong chili garlic sauce, but freshly made, without preservatives. Super easy to make, and can be used in many recipes.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: chili paste, chili peppers, condiment, recipe, spicy, video
Servings: 10
Calories: 11kcal


  • 4 ounces spicy chili peppers – This works for any pepper of choosing. I used a bunch of Fresno peppers. Use a variety.
  • 4 cloves garlic chopped
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 2 tablespoons white vinegar
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  • Add all of the ingredients to a food processor and process until smooth.
  • Pour the mixture into a small pot and heat. Simmer for about 10 minutes.
  • Cool and adjust the flavor with salt and pepper to your tastes.
  • Store in a sealable jar in the refrigerator.



Makes about 1 cup.
Heat Factor: HOT, though it will depend on the peppers used.


Calories: 11kcal | Carbohydrates: 2g | Sodium: 1mg | Potassium: 43mg | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 135IU | Vitamin C: 27.9mg | Calcium: 4mg | Iron: 0.2mg