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.
Click here for more of the fascinating story behind Sriracha, as covered by the New York Times.