chili sauce


: a spicy sauce usually consisting of chili peppers, vinegar, salt, sugar, and spices and used especially as a condiment and in cooking
also : a milder, sweeter sauce containing similar ingredients but made primarily with tomato puree

Examples of chili sauce in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web In a small bowl combine fish sauce, lime juice, brown sugar, rice vinegar, and chili sauce. Katlyn Moncada, Better Homes & Gardens, 31 May 2024 In what’s become a dreaded tradition in recent years, fans of the beloved spicy chili sauce just got more bad news: The California company that popularized the condiment known for its distinctive fiery red color has halted production until after Labor Day. Marisa Gerber, Los Angeles Times, 10 May 2024 The filling is wrapped and folded into a small roll, a little thicker than my thumb, and these rolls are fried to a golden crisp and usually served with a sweet chili sauce for dipping. Lizz Schumer, Peoplemag, 10 May 2024 There wasn’t a lot of flavor in the chili sauce, which had a subtle hint of garlic. Brady MacDonald, Orange County Register, 10 May 2024 See all Example Sentences for chili sauce 

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Word History

First Known Use

1843, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of chili sauce was in 1843

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“Chili sauce.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 15 Jun. 2024.

Kids Definition

chili sauce

: a spiced tomato sauce usually made with red and green peppers
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