Why Sriracha Hot Sauce tastes good

January 4, 2016 by Joshua
in Fitness

Remember when no one heard of Sriracha hot sauce? It felt cool to know about it first, at least for me.

sriracha bottle image

And it was a hot sauce that tasted better than just hot.

Did you ever wonder why it tasted so good?

Here’s the answer: It’s twenty percent sugar!

sriracha nutrition

Out of 100 grams, 20 grams are sugar.

Sure, you only have a few grams at a time, so a serving doesn’t have a lot of calories, but that’s a high percent of sugar for when I want something spicy.

Hmm… it looks like it has no calories. That must be an error from the site I got the nutrition information from. The label on the bottle shows it has calories and confirms the twenty percent sugar content:

sriracha nutrition

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