chili sauce

noun

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

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At this Korean-fusion joint the Gang Nam Dog is made with roasted pork belly, pickled cucumber, nori flakes, sesame seeds, green onions and Korean chili sauce—and can be ordered with a fried egg on top. Stephanie Emma Pfeffer, PEOPLE.com, "The Best Hot Dogs in Every State and Washington, D.C.," 17 July 2019 New chicken tender flavors include the peanut butter and bacon-coated All American tenders, and the Thai Me a River tenders that are tossed in a sweet chili sauce. Rebecca Hennes, Houston Chronicle, "Schlitterbahn Galveston debuts new food items for the summer season," 12 July 2019 Place the plastic bag with your chili sauce and sausage into the hotpot and cook for roughly 25 minutes. Emma Schwartz, Bon Appétit, "How a Prison Cooking Show Connects Residents to Life Outside," 2 July 2019 However, visitors can also discover other foods like Lamprais (a combination of meat, rice, and sambol chili sauce, wrapped into a banana leaf), a dish influenced by the Dutch. Danielle Pointdujour, Essence, "Black Travel Vibes: Embrace Life And Adventure In Sri Lanka," 21 June 2019 Combine chili sauce, mayonnaise, yellow mustard, and chopped sweet pickles. Taylor Murray, Lauren Akins, Country Living, "Parmesan Tots With Dipping Sauce," 22 May 2019 Henry Baines Sauce Mix the chutney, pickled walnuts, if using, ketchup, steak sauce, Worcestershire sauce, chili sauce and hot pepper sauce in a large bowl. Krystyna Chávez, Marie Claire, "9 Easy Kentucky Derby Recipe Ideas You Can Whip Up In No Time," 3 May 2019 The chicken is perfectly poached and served on a steaming bed of white rice, with a side of chili sauce. Elise Taylor, Vogue, "A Guide to Duxton Hill, Singapore’s Most Charming Day-to-Night Neighborhood," 29 Jan. 2019 Chai Chai Chuan Tou Yang Rou Tang, at the Bukit Merah View Food Center, caught Michelin's eye for its mutton soup with chili sauce. Bridget Hallinan, Condé Nast Traveler, "Michelin's 2018 Guide Proves Singapore Street Food Reigns Supreme," 26 July 2018

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First Known Use of chili sauce

1843, in the meaning defined above

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chili sauce

noun

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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