sriracha

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Bottles of sriracha on tables in a restaurant in Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA

Etymology[edit]

From Thai ศรีราชา ‎(sĕe raachaa), named after the city of Si Racha in Thailand.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /səˈɹɑt͡ʃə/, /ˈsiɹɑt͡ʃɑ/
  • Hyphenation: sri‧ra‧cha

Noun[edit]

sriracha ‎(usually uncountable, plural srirachas)

  1. 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[1]:
      While chicken is smoking, combine zest, hoisin, pomegranate molasses and sriracha in a small bowl.

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