Sriracha is the generic name for a Thai hot sauce named after the seaside city of Si Racha (according to wikipedia). This sauce has a hot yet slightly sweet nature about it that perfectly compliments seafood yet just about everything else. Key ingredients include hot chilis (Thai variety), garlic, sugar, salt, vinegar and quite often, fish sauce. When you go out for sushi and get a specialty roll with a chili sauce, here’s betting that its most likely sriracha or a homemade version. The name “Sriracha” is the generic name for the Thai red chili sauce, the most common “Sriracha” you will find in the US is made by Huy Fong Foods, the company owned by a Thai-American immigrant turned businessman.
This sauce compliments everything well- chicken, burgers, add it to your wing sauce. Give it a try and you’ll see why it’s become a household name.