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Sweet Chilli-Pineapple Sauce

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.
Course condiments
Cuisine Chinese
Keyword Homemade sauces, Hot and sweet Sauce, pineapple sauce, Sweet Chili Sauce
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 355kcal


  • 1.5 cups white sugar
  • 1 cup pineapple juice
  • ½ cup rice vinegar or Apple cider vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon garlic minced
  • 1-2 tablespoon Red chili flakes ( I have added 2 small dry Bird's eye chili while making flakes)
  • 1 tablespoon Tomato Ketchup (optional )
  • 1 teaspoon salt (more as per taste)
  • 2 tbsps cornflour
  • 4 tbsps water cold


  • In a large heavy bottom pan add sugar, pineapple juice , vinegar , salt. Bring the mixture to a boil.
  • Add chili flakes, minced garlic and ketchup. Boil on medium heat for 5 minutes.
  • Mix cornflour and cold water. Lower the heat and stir in slowly, trying to avoid lumps.
  • Cook the mixture on low heat till it thickens and comes to desired sauce like consistency. (The sauce will thicken when it cools down.)
  • Store cooled sauce in sterilized bottle. Refrigerate.


Serving: 100ml | Calories: 355kcal | Carbohydrates: 89g | Sodium: 656mg | Potassium: 129mg | Sugar: 81g | Vitamin A: 615IU | Vitamin C: 6.5mg | Calcium: 18mg | Iron: 0.5mg