Bottles of Huy Fong Foods' sriracha on tables in a restaurant
From Thai ศรีราชา (sĕe raachaa), named after the city of Si Racha in Thailand.
- IPA(key): /səˈɹɑt͡ʃə/, /ˈsiɹɑt͡ʃɑ/
- Hyphenation: sri‧ra‧cha
sriracha (usually uncountable, plural srirachas)
- A Thai-style hot sauce, typically made from sun-ripened chili peppers, vinegar, garlic, sugar and salt.
2007 January 24, “Recipe: Tea-Smoked Chicken Thighs With Pomegranate Glaze”, in The New York Times:
While chicken is smoking, combine zest, hoisin, pomegranate molasses and sriracha in a small bowl.