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(Adapted from White on Rice Couple)

100 g red Thai chilies (minced)
2 garlic heads (peeled, minced)
2 shallots (peeled, minced)
1 tbs canola oil
15-oz tomato sauce can
1 tbs fish sauce
2 tbs sugar
2 tbs rice vinegar

  1. In a large skillet, heat canola oil.
  2. Stir fry minced garlic and shallot until fragrant, about 1-2 minutes.
  3. Add red Thai chilies and tomato sauce. Simmer for a few minutes.
  4. Add fish sauce, sugar, and rice vinegar. Simmer for another 5 minutes.
  5. Let the chili mixture cool completely.
  6. Use a hand blender to blend mixture until smooth.
  7. Taste and readjust if necessary (a pinch of sugar, a splash of fish sauce, or vinegar).
  8. Store in airtight container and refrigerate.