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Ginger Garlic Chili Sauce

This is the BEST condiment for your rice or noodles. It's made from fresh red chilies, ginger, garlic that is sweet, salty with a slight tang from lime juice. The recipe is easy, quick, and it's a must-have in your pantry. So, double up the batch and store some in your fridge today!
Prep Time10 mins
Total Time10 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: Asian, Chinese
Keyword: chilisauce, Condiment, Sauces
Servings: 20 people
Author: woonheng


  • 125 g red chili about ½ cup chopped
  • 125 g ginger about ½ cup chopped
  • 22 g garlic about 2 tablespoons
  • 2-3 tablespoons lime juice
  • 2 tablespoons sugar or maple syrup
  • 3 teaspoons salt
  • 1 teaspoon oil
  • cup water
  • ¼ teaspoon of mushrooms seasoning optional
  • a drizzle of sesame oil before serving


  • Place all the ingredients in a blender or food processor (except sesame oil) and blend until well combined.
  • Taste test and season to your preference.
  • Transfer the chili mixture to a cleaned mason jar and store it for future use.
  • For serving, scoop out desired amount and add a drizzle of sesame oil before serving.



  • To make this recipe allium free, please check the Key Ingredients' section above.
  • For other alternatives to lime juice, please refer to the Key Ingredients' section as well.
  • Check the note above for storage tips.