Sweet and spicy Chili Sauce with pineapple. Once you try This simple homemade Sweet chili sauce recipe, I am sure you would stop buying it from the store. Basic ingredients such as chili flakes,sugar,vinegar go into this beautiful sauce. The addition of pineapple gives the sauce a good kick.
This versatile sauce has the right balance of hot and sweet taste.It barely takes 20 minutes to make this. So next time when you run out of sauce, you should give this a try. This sauce one would find in most of the Indian household along with tomato ketchup and green chili sauce. Works as an excellent dip for spring rolls, fried wontons, even fot Indian snacks such as pakoras,samosa etc. The usage is not limitied as a dip, try tossing crispy fried chicken pieces in this sauce or toss some baby carrots in the sauce and bake. I guess, I have convinced you enough to make this sauce.
You can substitute the pineapple juice with plain water. And if not using pineapple juice, then try replacing white vinegar with apple cider vinegar to have a fruity punch. The amount of sugar depends on the sweetness of pineapple juice. So adjust sugar accordingly. The amount of chilli flakes to use again depends on how hot it is.