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The Best Honey Sriracha Sauce

Honey sriracha sauce in a sauce pan

This honey sriracha sauce recipe is easy to make, and comes together in about 30 minutes. You’ll find it quickly grabbing a place in the “always on hand” category around your house, like my homemade ranch dressing.

There are a ton of uses for this sauce, and the smell when you make it is mouthwatering.

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What Goes Best With Honey Sriracha Sauce?

This sweet and spicy honey sriracha sauce is the perfect compliment to grilled chicken or fish, pork and even veggies. I love this sauce on some air fryer brussels sprouts and chicken wings.

It’s also perfect as a dipping sauce for egg rolls and my personal guilty pleasure—pizza rolls. Damn I love those things!

The sky is the proverbial limit with this sauce, it’s just so versatile and the heat level can be adjusted to any preference with a simple adjustment in how much sriracha is used.

Can I Store Honey Sriracha Sauce?

Yes, in an airtight container this sauce keeps well for about a week in the refrigerator. In fact, I find the flavor is even better with this honey sriracha sauce on the second day, after the ingredients have had a chance to hang out together.

sriracha honey sauce in a small bowl

I store the sauce in a glass jar. The sriracha tends to stain some plastic containers, so try to avoid those if you can.

Ingredients For Honey Sriracha Sauce Recipe

  • Honey: Honey is an ingredient I never skimp on. There are some sketchy folks in the honey business, so try to source your honey locally at a farmers market or from a reputable beekeeper like the folks over at Crown and Comb Honey.
  • Sriracha: There are countless brands of this on the market, and they all seem to have a different level of heat. I find the Huy Fong brand (seemingly the most popular) to be fairly mild. The Texas Pete brand on the other hand, will burn you down if you use too much.
  • Tamari: You can use soy sauce for this but I prefer the less salty and slightly thicker tamari sauce for this recipe.
  • Garlic: Use fresh garlic here, not the pre-diced, jarred stuff. And, microplane the garlic. The flavor from garlic that’s been run over a microplane is much better for infusing into a sauce.
  • Ginger: Just like the garlic, use fresh and run it over a microplane for the best flavor.

How To Make The Best Honey Sriracha Sauce

Prep Time: 10 minutes | Cook Time: 30 minutes | Serves: NA

Ingredients
½ cup honey 2 tbsp sriracha sauce, (more or less to heat preference)
3 tbsp tamari
2 tbsp rice vinegar
3 tbsp green onions, finely chopped
2 tbsp garlic, grated
2 tbsp ginger, grated

Step 1: Grate the ginger and garlic over a microplane. Grating them allows more flavor to infuse into the sauce than mincing them.

ingredients for sriracha sauce on a cutting board

Step 2: Combine all ingredients into a small saucepan and place it over medium heat. Bring to a boil, whisking often. Reduce the heat to a simmer and continue cooking and whisking for ten minutes, allowing it to reduce.

Ingredients for honey sriracha sauce being whisked together

Step 3: Remove the sauce from the heat, and set it aside. The sauce will thicken as it cools down to room temperature.

Honey and sriracha sauce in a small bowl
Honey sriracha sauce in a sauce pan

Honey Sriracha Sauce Recipe

5 from 3 votes
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 27 minutes
Course: Condiment
Cuisine: Asian

Ingredients

  • ½ cup honey
  • 2 tbsp sriracha sauce
  • 3 tbsp tamari
  • 2 tbsp rice vinegar
  • 3 tbsp green onions finely chopped
  • 2 tbsp fresh garlic grated
  • 2 tbsp fresh ginger grated

Instructions

  • Grate the ginger and garlic over a microplane.
  • Combine all ingredients into a small saucepan and place it over medium heat. Bring to a boil, whisking often. Reduce the heat to a simmer and continue cooking and whisking for ten minutes, allowing it to reduce.
  • Remove the sauce from the heat, and set it aside. The sauce will thicken as it cools to room temperature.

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