Smoky chilli sauce in a small bowl

Smoky chilli sauce

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Prep: 10 mins Cook: 30 mins


Serves 8

Make this smoky chilli sauce to go with homemade doner kebabs, burgers or hotdogs. Packed with garlic and spicy heat, it promises to add punch to your dishes

Nutrition and extra info

  • Dairy-free
  • Egg-free
  • Gluten-free
  • Vegetarian
  • Vegan

Nutrition: Per serving

  • kcal34
  • fat3g
  • saturates0g
  • carbs2g
  • sugars1g
  • fibre0g
  • protein1g
  • salt0.1g


  • 12 red chillies



    Part of the capsicum family, chillies come in scores of varieties and colours (from green…

  • 10 garlic cloves
  • 1 tbsp olive oil, plus a drizzle extra
    olive oil

    Olive oil

    ol-iv oyl

    Probably the most widely-used oil in cooking, olive oil is pressed from fresh olives. It's…

  • pinch of caster sugar


  1. Remove the stems from the chillies, then tip onto a sheet of foil with the garlic cloves, a drizzle of olive oil, caster sugar and some salt. Lift the sides of the foil up and scrunch to close. 

  2. Grill on the barbecue (or roast at 160C/140C fan/gas 3) for 30 mins until the garlic is soft. Tip into a large pestle and mortar or food processor with 1 tbsp olive oil, and crush or blitz to a chunky sauce. Will keep in the fridge for up to two days.

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