Sriracha

You have probably walked by the familiar looking red bottle with the rooster logo many times in the international section of your grocery store. It is sriracha, a type of Thai hot sauce named after the coastal city of Si Racha in central Thailand. First produced for dishes served at local seafood restaurants, this addictive hot sauce is a paste of sun dried chili peppers, distilled vinegar, garlic, sugar and salt. Sriracha, also known as "rooster sauce" has only been available since the 1980s but is now quickly becoming more popular in the culinary world. The sauce is hot and tangy with just..

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