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looking for Dragonfly Brand Sweet Chile Sauce for chicken

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WINDELLA Oct 16, 2006 08:41 PM

Last year while in the San Francisco area I found a small Asian maket and bought a bottle of Dragonfly Brand sweet chile sauce for chicken.It is delicious and I've been looking for it everywhere.I don't remember the name of the store or where it was .I've done several online searchs to no avail,anyone have any ideas? I live in Pasadena but would be willing to travel.
Thanks in advance

  1. paulj Oct 17, 2006 03:02 AM

    I'm not familiar with that specific brand, but do use a Sweet chili sauce from Thailand. I have used various brands, my current one is Mae Ploy. Some labels specifically mention chicken, others mention garlic. I haven't noticed much difference in brands, so I suspect it is a rather common Thai sauce. Most Asian groceries carry one brand or another.

    paulj

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    1. re: paulj
      paulj Oct 17, 2006 06:15 AM

      A link in a thread on Thai steamed rice has this Mae Ploy sauce
      http://importfood.com/samp1001.html

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        funkypepper Apr 13, 2007 01:03 PM

        Hi Checkout this website if you like chilli sauce & hot sauces. www.funkypepper.co.uk

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        WINDELLA Oct 17, 2006 06:25 PM

        Thanks, paulj,I've tried Mae Ploy and I can tell a difference it's too sweet,that's why I'm looking specifically for Dragonfly.

        1. re: WINDELLA
          paulj Oct 18, 2006 02:00 AM

          I saw a few Dragonfly items on those online Thai shops, but not a sweet chilli sauce.

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            paulj Oct 18, 2006 04:36 AM

            While doing some regular grocery shopping I checked the sweet chilli sauces. A small Vietnamese produce stand had 3 brands; 99 Ranch had 9 brands. Saw a Flying Goose brand, also Flying Horse, but no Dragonfly.

            paulj

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          bulwinkl Sep 21, 2009 09:24 PM

          Dragonfly Sweet Chili Sauce is sold by U.S. Trading Company in Hayward, CA 94545.
          Their phone number is 1-800-453-5502. www.ustrading.com. Product of Thailand.

          I'm looking at an empty bottle now. It was delicious and I'm looking for more.

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          1. re: bulwinkl
            al b. darned Sep 23, 2009 07:38 PM

            But it is a crappy site, and not very well behaved. Most of the things that look like links aren't.

            A search for "Dragonfly" comes up empty.

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            NateBB Apr 21, 2010 03:45 PM

            If you're still looking for this sauce. They have it on U.S. Trading's website.

            http://www.ustrading.com/en/products/...

            I like the sweet chili sauce too. It's not too sweet and tastes great.

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            1. re: NateBB
              bushwickgirl Apr 23, 2010 07:05 AM

              Seems that US Trading is not necessarily wholesale, but I can't tell for sure as they don't sell online and there are no price listings, but their items are packed for the retail trade, i.e. you have to buy a case. They do carry a variety of Dragonfly brand (DF) sweet chili sauces, however:

              http://www.ustrading.com/en/products/...
              Scroll down for DF products.

            2. Scrapironchef Apr 22, 2010 12:58 PM

              While the Dragonfly brand is widely available here in the bay area, sweet chili sauce is one of those almost generic sauces that like ketchup, inspires Hunts/Heinz type battles.

              I'd suggest making your own, absurdly easy and you can tweak it to taste.

              http://thaifood.about.com/od/thaicurr...

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