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How to Make Thai Sweet Chili Sauce

How to Make Thai Sweet Chili Sauce
If someone asked me what I would choose as the one single dish to have as my last meal on earth, I would, of course, have a hard time coming up with an answer. However, I am surethe incomparably magnificent combo of hot-off-the-steamer Thai sticky rice, Thai-style grilled chicken, and this beloved Thai sweet chilli saucewould be hovering through my mind as one of the top five contenders. Thai sweet chilli sauce has been a quintessential part of my life. A life bereft of it is simply unimaginable. In fact — and please don’t tell anyone — this post was inspired by a movie which I recently saw wherein the protagonist’s existence revolved around hummus to the point that he even used it as toothpaste. This Thai sweet chilli sauce is to me like what hummus is to that guy in the movie. The heat is mostly in the veins and seeds of chilli peppers. Tips on how to make this sauce for low-carbers or diabetics. How to Make Thai Sweet Chilli Sauce Author: Leela Recipe type: Sauce, Condiment 1.

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