sriracha

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noun sri·ra·cha \sə-ˈrä-chə, sē-, ÷srə-\

Definition of sriracha

  1. :  a pungent sauce that is made from hot peppers pureed with usually garlic, sugar, salt, and vinegar and that is typically used as a condiment

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Origin and Etymology of sriracha

borrowed from Thai sriracha (Royal Thai Institute Romanization), sǐ:rá:t{ccurl}há: (phonetic), after Si Racha (Sri Racha, Sri Raja), town in Chonburi Province, Thailand, where the sauce was allegedly first made


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