Soy Sauce with Chillies

Preparation info
  • makes about

    6 tablespoons

    • Difficulty


Appears in
New Wave Asian: A Guide to the Southeast Asian Food Revolution

By Sri Owen

Published 2002

  • About

I use this as a dipping sauce. It can also be used instead of salt to season any stir-fried, fried rice or noodle dish.

Soy sauce hardly needs any introduction anywhere in today’s world; to get so much flavour out of anything as bland as a soya bean seems to me almost miraculous. One of the natural components of properly-fermented soy sauce is monosodium glutamate, MSG – in very small quantities, too little to have any bad effect except on someone hyperallergic to it. Soy sau