Homemade Singapore Chilli Sauce

Total Time
Prep 5 mins
Cook 0 mins

This is a wonderful chilli sauce/dip which goes well with pretty much ANYTHING. This makes 1 jar, which can be kept in the fridge for up to 1 week. Great as a gift for someone mad about chilli.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Grind chillies, shallots, garlic and ginger till semi-fine.
  2. Put paste into a bowl and add boiling chicken stock.
  3. Stir well before adding lemon juice, vinegar, sugar and salt.
  4. Leave it for at least 1 hour to pickle before serving.
Most Helpful

This has a wonderful flavour. Spicy. tart... I loved it. Used it on some rice, as a dipping sauce, on salad. Very versatile. Thanks!

Miraklegirl November 13, 2003

This chilli sauce is great, it has a wonderful flavor. I wasn't able to find young ginger so I substituted fresh ginger instead. I used VERY hot peppers, the sauce was delicious but EXTREMELY spicy. Next time I'll reduce the amount of hot peppers and add some milder ones. KitchenManiac, thanks for posting this recipe!

CardaMom October 22, 2003

Fantastic and spicy - loved it. I had to wait to make this until I could find fresh red Thai chiles and Young ginger at my Asian market. Much better than you can buy in a jar. Made exactly as directed. You could use milder chiles, but what's the fun of that.

MEAN CHEF July 29, 2003