Homemade Sriracha

Spice up your life with this DIY version of everyone's favorite spicy condiment.

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We bet you didn’t realize how easy it is to whip up your own Sriracha in just 10 minutes. Use this homemade version as a spicy addition to turkey or chicken sandwiches, spread it over your eggs, or toss it in to your favorite stir-fry or chili.

Nutrition (per 1 Tbsp serving)

Calories: 28; total fat: 0g; saturated fat: 0g; protein: 0.29g; carbohydrates: 6.6g; sugar: 5g; fiber: 0.6g; cholesterol: 0mg; sodium: 58mg

Recipe and photo courtesy Dixya Bhattarai, R.D., L.D. of Food, Pleasure and Health.

Prep time

10 min.

  • 6 red jalapeño peppers, chopped (remove the seeds for less spice)
  • 2 Tbsp tomato paste
  • 4 garlic cloves
  • 3-4 Tbsp apple cider vinegar
  • 2 Tbsp soy sauce or coconut amino
  • 3 California dates
  • Salt, to taste

Put everything in a food processor or a blender until it’s pureed. (Yields: 1 cup)