Honey Sriracha Sauce is a sweet and spicy sauce that is perfect to serve as an appetizer and dip. The sweetness of the honey balances out the heat of the sriracha, creating a delicious addictive flavorful sauce. Just a few ingredients and a yummy dip is ready in less than 10 minutes.
Try it on chicken, meatballs, or tofu for an easy and tasty meal. Or use it as a dipping sauce for fries or veggies like brussels sprouts, carrots, broccoli, etc.
If you are vegetarian or vegan, this is a superb way to add flavor to the foods. Vegans can easily customize this maple syrup as a substitute for honey. No matter how you enjoy it, this honey sriracha sauce is sure to be a hit!
Honey Sriracha Sauce
This honey sriracha sauce is the perfect blend of sweet and spicy. The super spicy sriracha sauce is well balanced with the sweetness of honey. And it's healthier too since there is no refined sugar.
I wouldn't recommend to substitute honey with sugar since honey has a unique flavor otherthan being sweet. It's great for dipping or pouring over your favorite Asian-inspired dishes.
This delicious sweet and spicy sriracha and honey sauce is perfect for all your favorite foods. With just a few simple ingredients, you can have this sauce ready in no time.
This dipping sauce goes well with almost every appetizers, use it as a spread on sandwiches or burgers, or use this sauce with veggies or tofu stir fry. Check out my stir-fry sauce recipe here.
Highlights of Honey Sriracha Sauce
- Easy to make at home
- Can use in many ways
- Delicious and balanced flavors
- Easily customizable
- Quick cook time
- Few ingredients to make
- Can refrigerate for longer use
Honey - substitute with maple syrup if vegan
Butter - substitute with olive oil (optional)
Minced Garlic - substitute garlic powder
How to make honey sriracha sauce?
This is an easy recipe where you don't need to do much planning and preparation other than having the basic ingredients.
Put all the ingredients in a saucepan and stir once to mix. Simmer the sauce and remove once done. It turns thicker when comeback to room temperature. So avoid simmering too long.
For a dipping sauce you may need a little thicker sauce than a sauce for marinade or brushing. So decide how long you need to simmer as how you are going to use it.
For a thin sauce, I normally simmer for 2 - 5 minutes max after it comes to boil. For a dipping sauce you may simmer for 5 - 10 minutes. Or as per the consistency you need.
Serving Ideas -
This is a versatile hot and sweet sauce and you can use it in various ways. Few of the ideas are like this -
- If you are nonvegetarian, brush your chicken legs or wings with it.
- If vegetarian or vegan, brush veggies like brussels sprouts, carrots for a blast of flavors.
- Add the sauce to stir fry veggies as a stir fry sauce or just coat them with the sauce.
- Serve as a dipping sauce with appetizers
How to store?
If you use them often, make in large batch and store in air tight glass jars sealed properly. They stay good for 7 - 10 in the refrigerator. These are also Freezer friendly and can be stored for good 2 months in the freeze.
To store in the freezer, make sure the sauce is cooled down to room temperature. Then transfer to an air tight container and seal properly. Thaw the container in the refrigerator for 5 - 6 hrs before using.
Honey Sriracha Sauce
- 1 Saucepan
- 1 Large Spoon
- 1 glass jar
- In a saucepan add all the ingredients mentioned in the list.
- Heat the saucepan on medium-high heat with stirring continuously.
- Bring it to a boil and simmer for 5 minutes for thinner sauce ang 8 - 10 minutes for thick dipping sauce consistency.
- Remove once reach the desired consistency.
- Don't thicken too much during simmering. It will gradually thicken when cooled down.