This is our version of spicy Kebab Shop Chilli Sauce. Serve it up with our Takeaway Chicken Kebab recipe, but it can be used to spice up other dishes too!
We love chilli sauce on our kebab, every kebab shop you go to seem to have a different recipe?
Simple & Quick to make, ready to serve in 15 minutes!
How many chilli peppers should I use?
Adjust the number of chillies to use in your chilli sauce, to suit your taste.
We used medium spiced Morrocan chilli peppers from Morrisons as that was all they had there!
There are so many different types of chilli peppers, it’s hard to tell you how many to use because everyone has a different sensitivity to heat, but below is a rough guide!
Should I remove seeds in chilli peppers?
I always remove the seeds and white pith from the chilli peppers, once again that is optional!
The white flesh between the seeds and the pepper is the spiciest part so many choose to leave it in, it is a matter of personal taste!
See our step by step slide show, how we made our brilliant kebab shop chilli Sauce.
The full ingredients and cooking times are on the recipe card below.
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How to make a chilli sauce like a kebab shop?
To make a chilli sauce, start by blending the red onion, shallots and chilli pepper, together in a mini food processor to make a paste.
Next, fry the chilli paste with Sundried Tomato Puree and chopped tomatoes in a large cast-iron pan.
Add garlic, sugar, and a squeeze of lemon (don’t add too much lemon, you can always add more later if needed). Bring to the boil, then simmer for 15 minutes.
Finally, turn off the heat, add in the olive oil, parsley & season with salt & pepper.
Your Kebab Shop style Chilli Sauce is ready!
What to serve chilli sauce with?
As you can see, you now have a delicious Chilli Sauce, just like you get from a kebab shop/ kebab van! Perfect served up with grilled chicken or lamb.
We filled up a pitta bread with grilled chicken, salad & a generous dollop of our Kebab shop Chilli Sauce. Perfection!
Also tastes fabulous with our Takeaway Lamb Shish Kebab recipe and why not make your own Shredded Red Cabbage – Turkish Kebab Salad too!
How to store Chilli Sauce?
This recipe serves 8 people, however, if you have leftovers it can be stored in the fridge in a sealed container for 5 days.
Or can be frozen and defrosted until next time you need some chilli sauce!
Another alternative is to serve with rice and salad.
Kebab shop chilli sauce is perfect served up with all types of grilled fish meat or poultry.
Check out our other recipes for more ideas.