Cilantro-Chili Pepper Sauce Recipe

Cilantro-Chili Pepper Sauce is a Mexican sauce served best with chicken or tuna. Learn how to make/prepare Cilantro-Chili Pepper Sauce by following this easy recipe.
Cilantro-Chili Pepper Sauce Recipe
Preparation Time 25 Minutes
Cooking Time 25 Minutes
Difficulty Average
Recipe Type Non Veg.
Serves 8
Calories Per Serving 49
  • 3 fresh Red Chile Peppers
  • 1 tbsp Sesame Oil
  • 3 cloves Garlic (minced)
  • A pinch of Kosher Salt
  • ½ cup Malt Vinegar
  • 2 tbsp Fish Sauce
  • 2 tbsp Brown Sugar
  • 3 tbsp Soy Sauce
  • 1 tsp Lime Juice
  • 1 bunch Cilantro (chopped)
  • 1 Green Onion (chopped)
How to make Cilantro-Chili Pepper Sauce:
  • Chop the ends of the stems of the Chile peppers and remove the seeds.
  • Toast the peppers in a skillet on medium high heat for about 10 minutes till the skin has turned black and loose.
  • Remove the peppers and place them in a small bowl.
  • Cover the bowl with a plastic wrap and let it cool.
  • Thereafter, steam the bowl of peppers for 15 minutes.
  • Remove the skin of the peppers and discard it.
  • Chop the peppers and set them aside.
  • Place a skillet on medium heat and heat sesame oil.
  • Add garlic and stir fry for 2 minutes.
  • Increase the stove heat to medium high and add the chopped peppers and kosher salt. Cook for 1 minute till the mixture is hot and sizzling, stirring frequently.
  • Add malt vinegar, fish sauce and brown sugar. Mix well and boil the mixture.
  • Reduce the heat to medium-low and simmer for 10 minutes.
  • Transfer the mixture into a blender and add soy sauce, lime juice, cilantro and green onion. Puree the contents until smooth.
  • Serve immediately.