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5 reasons why Sriracha sauce makes everything better

Because spice is always welcome.

IF YOU’RE INTO cooking, you may have noticed that sriracha has gained itself quite the cult following in foodie circles. But what is it?

Sriracha (prounounced ‘see-rah-jah’) is a sweet and tangy Thai sauce made with chillies and garlic, and it is hot hot hot.

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It’s available in most Asian supermarkets, and Tesco has recently started selling its own version.

But what can you do with it? Well, everything.

It can liven up breakfast


Why save the spice for dinner? Put a bit of Sriracha on your weekend avocado and eggs and LIVE A LITTLE.

It’s excellent paired with ketchup

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Mix it up and have it with your chipper. Delicious. (Unfortunately Heinz’ pre-mixed option isn’t available in Ireland yet.)

Sriracha is also a valuable addition to dessert

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Sriracha brownies. Sriracha tart. Sriracha ice cream.

You can even stick it in a cocktail, if you’re feeling so bold

Sriracha + Bloody Marys = the perfect combination. Find some more recipes for Sriracha cocktails here.

People are so addicted that refillable keychains exist


Sriracha2Go keychains are the latest fashion trend. Get on board.

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