Sriracha, the delicious hot sauce popular in Vietnamese and Thai cooking, has become a go-to condiment to raise the heat for a multitude of dishes, both classic and contemporary. Here are 10 sriracha-spiked recipes that are firing up our imaginations at restaurants across the Klang Valley.

1. Pho Bo at An Viet at The Gardens Mall

1. Pho Bo at An Viet 1

An Viet’s Pho Bo is the less elaborate northern version, with a clear broth to showcase clean, natural beef flavours, extracted from 12 hours of simmering marrow bones, bolstered with Australian tenderloin and brisket meat, fresh basil, bean sprouts and lime juice. The final secret weapon is sriracha, adding a spicy element to tickle the taste buds.

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2. Pork skin nachos with sriracha mayo at Mr Wolf, Petaling Jaya

2. Pork skin nachos at Mr Wolf

We love these crunchy pork skin ‘nachos’ embellished with a sweet-savoury, meaty mix of beef bolognese, plus sriracha mayo that’s a terrific counterpoint to the remaining component of cucumber salad.

Read review: Mr Wolf at Taman SEA

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3. Buttermilk wings at Ampersand by Culinary Rebels, Damansara Uptown

3. Buttermilk wings at Ampersand

Among Ampersand’s array of inventive chicken wings, one of our top picks is the Buttermilk Wings by G-Man – brined wings with buttermilk, lemon zest and of course, sriracha to elevate this even further.

Read review: Ampersand by Culinary Rebels: 2016 menu

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4. Oysters with cheese and sriracha at Brolly, Menara FELDA

4. Oysters with cheese & sriracha at Brolly

Kelly’s Gigas Oysters from Ireland & French Fine de Claire oysters, enjoyably baked with two of our favourite things – cheese and sriracha.

Read review: Brolly at Menara FELDA

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5. Doughnut chips with sriracha at Tea & Tattle, Damansara Uptown

5. Doughnut chips with sriracha at Tea & Tattle

Cinnamon-dusted doughnuts disguised as chips are served warm, fresh and fluffy with a trio of sriracha, maple and dill dips.

Read review: Tea & Tattle at Damansara Uptown

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6. Sriracha grilled cheese sandwich at Softcore, Bandar Sunway

6. Sriracha grilled cheese sandwich at Softcore

This grilled cheese sandwich is bountifully packed with tender, tasty cubes of pan-fried marinated chicken breast, balanced with a creamy mix of egg whites, coriander and sriracha mayo for a subtle spiciness – all in crusty kitchen-made toast bread.

Read review: Softcore at Bandar Sunway

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7. Portobello fries with smoky sriracha at Steaks & Lobsters, Desa Sri Hartamas

7. Portobello fries with smoky sriracha at Steaks & Lobsters

While customers await the main event, the restaurant offers appetisers galore, including portobello mushroom fries with smoky sriracha aioli.

Read review: New menu at Steaks & Lobsters

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8. Sriracha vegetarian burger at Huckleberry, Bukit Damansara

8. Sriracha vegetarian burger at Huckleberry

This vegetarian burger features a ravishingly textured patty built with brown rice, black beans, sweet potatoes and walnuts, topped with avocados and made even better with sriracha sauce.

Read review: Huckleberry Food & Fare at Plaza Damansara

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9. Chicharrons at Wanderlust, Solaris Mont Kiara

9. Chicharrons at Wanderlust

Chicharrons are offered here, but instead of pork rinds, Wanderlust relies on fried chicken skin. No matter – these are terrific, light but flavoursome, memorably crunchy, perfectly partnered with sriracha aioli.

Read review: Wanderlust at Solaris Mont Kiara

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10. Frittatas at Rubberduck, Desa Sri Hartamas

10. Frittatas at Rubberduck

If you spy frittatas on the counter, snatch a slice; texturally terrific, warm and fluffy, made tastier with sriracha sauce and spicy aioli.

Read review: Rubber Duck at Plaza Damas

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11. Tuna tataki burger at The Counter, Pavilion

11. Tuna tataki burger at The Counter

The Tuna Tataki Burger features ahi tuna with organic mixed greens, pickled carrots, daikon slaw, sliced radish, scallions, ponzu and sweet sriracha sauce. Add on an avocado!

Read review: The Counter Malaysia: Custom built burgers at Pavillion

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12. Sriracha Bloody Mary at Ekkamai, Damansara Heights

12. Sriracha Bloody Mary at Ekkamai

A cocktail that packs a wallop: the Sriracha Bloody Mary is the ideal accompaniment to a Thai meal at Ekkamai.

Read review: Ekkamai at Batai, Damansara Heights

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