chili sauce


Definition of 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 Maya Kaimal simmer sauces or Lao Gan Ma fermented black bean chili sauce. Mackenzie Fegan, Bon Appétit, "These Southeast Asian Seasoning Packets Have a Whole Lotta Flavor and a Whole Lotta Cred," 20 Aug. 2020 In a large bowl, whisk together coconut milk and 1 tablespoon chili sauce. Woman's Day Kitchen, Woman's Day, "Thai-Style Peanut Chicken Wraps," 30 Apr. 2020 Roll leaves around filling, dunk into chili sauce, eat with relish. Beth Segal, cleveland, "Lettuce 2.0: In and out of the salad bowl," 16 June 2020 Her Thai Salmon in Foil features sweet chili sauce, soy sauce, fish sauce, garlic, ginger, Sriracha and lime with everything sealed into a neat foil packet so all that amazing flavor infuses the fish. NBC News, "8 easy, fuss free ways to cook fish at home," 15 Mar. 2019 Add slaw vegetables, chili sauce and barbecue sauce. Kathryn Gregory, The Courier-Journal, "From smok'n wings to sliders, try 3 appetizer recipes from 'closed' Louisville restaurants," 13 May 2020 Small plates: lobster gratin with green plantain; roasted baby carrots; pork cracklings with aji amarillo; grilled cauliflower with jalapeno and currants; corn cakes with pork belly; and grilled octopus with smoky Peruvian chili sauce. Greg Morago, Houston Chronicle, "Alma: South American ‘soul’ food in Highland Village," 24 Feb. 2020 Two orders of boiled fish in chili sauce, brought home from Sichuan Impression. Amy Scattergood, Los Angeles Times, "Surviving the Shutdown: Takeout dumplings and that infrared thermometer at Sichuan Impression," 8 Apr. 2020 Serve sprinkled with any remaining scallions and with ginger-chili sauce for dipping. The Good Housekeeping Test Kitchen, Good Housekeeping, "Scallion Pancake," 21 Feb. 2020

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First Known Use of chili sauce

1843, in the meaning defined above

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30 Aug 2020

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“Chili sauce.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 Sep. 2020.

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English Language Learners Definition of chili sauce

US : a spicy sauce that is made with tomatoes and hot red and green peppers

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