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sriracha Line breaks: sri|ra¦cha
Pronunciation: /sɪˈrɑːtʃɑː/

Definition of sriracha in English:


[mass noun]
A spicy sauce made with red chilli and garlic, served especially with Vietnamese and Thai food: pho with a generous dose of sriracha
More example sentences
  • Everything you need is on hand, from ketchup and mayonnaise dispensers to a big bin of fresh limes and squeeze bottles of Sriracha.
  • Two of the best appetizers, a seafood salad and a tuna tartare, are enticingly seasoned with sesame seeds and sriracha.
  • The best dish might be the roasted Brussels sprouts, dressed with sriracha, lime, and honey.


Thai, from the name of the city in which the sauce originated.

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