The 3 Most Southern Ways to Use Sriracha

May 30, 2014 | By | Comments (2)


Everyone relax. The Sriracha Crisis of 2014 is over. The condiment, so beloved that it was saved by the intervention of high-ranking public officials including California Governor Jerry Brown, will continue to drizzle our lives in its spicy goodness.

We Southerners are no strangers to pepper sauce. We can take the heat. Here are our favorite ways to use Sriracha, Southern-style.


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Fried green tomatoes? Remoulade? You’re well on your way to one of the most iconically Southern appetizers in the pantheon. Try this Sriracha Remoulade and take it to the next level.


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Pimiento cheese sandwiches can fix a variety of problems and situations from bad haircuts to DMV trips. Take one of our favorite pimiento cheese recipes and add your desired amount of Sriracha and things might start to look up.


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Or you can take the Southern-Southeast Asian combination to 11 with our Down South Banh-Mi that puts pulled pork in this traditional Vietnamese sandwich.

What’s YOUR favorite way to use the spicy sauce? Let us know in the comments below.


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    […] But facts are facts. I am from the South. This means I’m hardheaded, but it also means I know my hot sauce. I work at the right place for it: we can make our own [LINK]; our food editors know the best ways to use it. […]

    August 7, 2014 at 3:05 pm
  2. Hannah Morrison

    Yum! Can’t tell you how much I love this post. Fried green tomatoes are one of my favorite dishes- can’t believe I haven’t tried sriracha in my remoulade yet.
    Mix a little sriracha and local honey – brush over freshly fried chicken- sweet and spicy deliciousness! 🙂

    June 7, 2014 at 8:31 am

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