Start slathering Sriracha on more than just your eggs or evening bowl of pho! Much to the surprise of sauce creator, David Tran, Sriracha has gained an almost cult-like following. Originally, the sauce was created as his take on Thai Chili sauce. A combination of peppers and garlic, which a number of early tasters declared too spicy to ever be embraced by the American public, Sriracha or Rooster sauce is now sold in Walmart, stirred into mayonnaise at Applebee’s, and worked into recipes using everything from popcorn to pizza. Looking for a few fun recipes that will expand your Sriracha repertoire? Here are 21 inventive new ways to spice up the dishes in your kitchen.
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Celebrate Sriracha! 1 of 22
Ready to see a few all-new ways to use up that bottle of Sriracha?! Stop slathering, and start baking with it! Here our 21 of our favorite recipes for everyone's favorite spicy sauce...
Thai Red Curry Flank Steak 2 of 22
The brilliant flavors of this curry steak shine with a just a hint of sriracha spiciness!
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Spicy Garlic Sriracha Shrimp 3 of 22
Douse some fat, succulent shrimp with a fresh and spicy sriracha sauce!
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Sweet And Spicy Oyster Chicken Wings 4 of 22
A thick, caramelized sauce with a nice kick makes these chicken wings extra special!
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Slow Cooker Spicy Peanut Chicken Curry 5 of 22
Infuse your house with aromatic Asian flavors from this rich and satisfying slow cooker meal!
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Sriracha Guacamole 6 of 22
Rev up your usual guacamole recipe with with a few splashes of sriracha!
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Honey Lime Sriracha Chicken Skewers 7 of 22
Serve these juicy, flavorful chicken skewers at your next barbecue to wow your guests!
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Maryland Crabcake Sliders With Yum-Yum Sauce 8 of 22
You'll love the spicy sriracha slaw piled high on these tasty little sliders!
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Korean Bulgogi Tacos With Kimchi Slaw And Sriracha Sour Cream 9 of 22
Create trendy food truck fusion right in your own home with these yummy tacos!
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Vermicelli Rice Noodles With Stir Fried Chicken And Sriracha-Soy Sauce 10 of 22
Dig in to a big bowl of loaded noodles smothered in a spicy, salty sauce for the perfect meal!
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Ground Turkey Burger WIth Sriracha Mayo 11 of 22
This burger is low in fat but so full of flavor!
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Sriracha Popcorn 12 of 22
Popcorn gets a spicy makeover with sriracha!
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Spicy Coconut Risotto With Lime Shrimp 13 of 22
Don't be fooled by this creamy risotto- it gets a hefty kick from both sriracha and sambal oelek!
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Sriracha Oven Fries 14 of 22
These oven fries are simple, exceptionally crisp, and as spicy as your taste buds can handle!
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Oven Baked Lentil And Rice Croquettes With Sriracha Dip 15 of 22
This vegetarian meal is sure to please all!
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Chorizo Turkey Meatballs 16 of 22
This Asian sub sandwich will take your lunch to a whole new level of deliciousness!
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Sriracha Drumsticks 17 of 22
Give your drumsticks the spicy treatment with sweet, salty, and hot sauce!
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Spicy Salmon And Cilantro Wrap 18 of 22
Veer from the usual pb&j with a healthy and delicious wrap for lunch!
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Vietnamese Beef And Noodle Soup 19 of 22
A quick and easy Pho Bo soup that packs all the flavor without all the hassle!
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Sesame Noodles With Chicken And Edamame 20 of 22
Grab your chopsticks and dig in to this delightful and delicious noodle dish!
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Falafel Tacos With Sriracha Tahini Sauce 21 of 22
Give your tacos a middle eastern twist with falafel and a rockin' tahini sauce!
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Spicy Sriracha Chicken Salad 22 of 22
You'll love this spicy Thai take on chicken salad!
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