Kebab Shop Chilli Sauce in a white bowl
5 from 7 votes

Kebab Shop Chilli Sauce

Try out our delicious Spicy Kebab Shop Chilli Sauce. Full of flavour and packs a good punch. You can adjust the amount of chilli in it to suit your taste. Quick and easy to make and tastes great with grilled meat, chicken or fish.
Prep Time5 mins
Active Time15 mins
Course: Dinner, Lunch
Cuisine: British, Turkish
Keyword: Chilli sauce, Kebab shop chilli sauce, sauce
Yield: 8 People
Calories: 70kcal



  • 1 Red Onion
  • 2 Shallots
  • 2 Chilli Peppers please see notes below for help with choosing chillies and how many to use
  • 2 cloves Garlic
  • 2 tsp lemon juice you can add more at the end if needed?
  • 2 tbsp Sundried Tomato puree or 4 tbsp regular tomato puree
  • 1 tbsp Sugar or sweetener
  • 1 tin Chopped tomatoes
  • 3 tbsp olive oil
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • Parsley a handful of chopped fresh parsley


  • Cut the chillies in half and remove seeds (optional) Place red onion, shallots and chillies in a  mini food processor and blitz to make a lump-free paste.
  • Fry the chilli paste with Sundried Tomato Puree (or Tomato Puree) and chopped tomatoes in a large pan until heated through.
  • 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.
  • Turn off the heat, add in Olive oil, parsley, salt & pepper to taste. If you want to add more lemon now you can.
    Serve up warm or cold!


Amount of chilli peppers depends on the strength of chilli you buy, most stores will give the pepper a heat rating. Use this as a guide to help.

Medium Chilli Pepper 🌶️🌶️

Extra hot-3 large chillies.
Hot- 2 large Chilies
Medium- 1 large Chilli
Mild- 1 small Chilli

Mild Chilli
Pepper 🌶️

Extra hot- 4 Chillies.
Hot- 3 Chilies
Medium- 2 Chillies
Mild- 1 Chilli


Calories: 70kcal | Carbohydrates: 6g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 4mg | Potassium: 95mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 128IU | Vitamin C: 19mg | Calcium: 8mg | Iron: 1mg