Sweet Chilli Sauce Recipe From Ideas Magazine

As my chillies are abundant I set a chilli challenge for the Something Savoury category and decided to follow the recipe for a sweet chilli sauce I have from the IDEAS August 2007 magazine. I did not use jalapeños, but the small and very hot chillies I grow and this sauce is sweet and hot and will keep wonderfully well in the fridge. If I make it again, I will substitute arrow root for the cornflour to make the sauce more clear – but the cornflour is cooked out, so you will not get the taste of it in the sauce.

Sweet Chilli Sauce

Sweet Chilli Sauce

Sweet Chilli Sauce
  • 4 chillies, finely chopped
  • 4 cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • 10g butter
  • 10mls cornflour
  • 50mls sugar - I used fructose
  • 50mls white grape vinegar
  • 50mls water
  1. melt the butter in a pan and sauté the chillies and the garlic without allowing them to change colour
  2. mix the cornflour with the sugar, vinegar and water
  3. add the chilli and garlic and mix well
  4. return to the heat and bring to the boil
  5. remove as soon as the mixture begins to thicken
  6. Place into sterilized glass jars

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