10 Facts You Should Know About Sriracha

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The Facts

  1. Sriracha was create by 66 year old Vietnamese immigrant to America David Tran.
  2. Rooster Sauce is made by Huy Fong Foods. Huy Fong was the name of the freighter Tran left Vietnam on.
  3. The rooster is Tran’s zodiac sign.
  4. Ingredients: Chilies, sugar, salt, garlic, distilled vinegar, potassium sorbate, contains sodium bisulfite and xanthan gum.
  5. Does not contain water!
  6. 10 million bottles are produced each year in their factory in Irwindale California. That’s enough for 88 swimming pools worth of sauce.
  7. Several Sriracha cook books have been produced in the last few years the most popular are: The Sriracha Cookbook: 50 ‘Rooster Sauce’ Recipes That Pack a Punch, The Veggie-Lover’s Sriracha Cookbook: 50 Vegan “Rooster Sauce” Recipes That Pack a Punch, The Sriracha Cookbook: 36 Sriracha Hot Sauce Recipes, The Sriracha Vegan Cookbook: 36 Sriracha Hot Sauce Recipes.
  8. Recipes include everything ceviche to cornbread to Bloody Marys and even putting it on fruit.
  9. There are many imitation brands on the market. There are 3 ways to tell it’s real Huy Fong Rooster Sriracha: 1) Does it have a green cap? 2) Does it say made in U.S.A? 3) Does it have a rooster on it? If yes to all three it’s probably real Huy Fong sriracha.
  10. Sriracha is consistently ranked among the top sauces in America each year.
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