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Sriracha Chex Mix

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Sriracha Chex Mix

A twist on Chex mix that uses sriracha and soy sauce as flavoring.

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  • Prep Time 5 min
  • Total Time 60 min
  • Servings 10

Holiday Sriracha Chex Mix  

As prepared by The Food in my Beard

Until I realized you don’t have to follow the recipe, I was never really the biggest fan of Chex mix.


Once I started to experiment a bit and put some different flavors and ingredients into the mix, I started to like it a lot more. And that’s how I came up with a sriracha-based Chex Mix with soy sauce, fresh ginger and garlic, and some chow mein noodles and wasabi peas mixed right in. It’s a truly addictive version of the classic!

Ingredients for Holiday Sriracha Chex Mix

Wasabi peas and chow mein noodles give the snack mix a bit more Asian flair.

Use a microplane zester

You could use garlic and ginger powders, but I prefer the kick from the real stuff. Use a microplane zester to turn it into a paste and mix it into the sauce.

Soy sauce, sriracha, butter, ginger, and garlic

Soy sauce, sriracha, butter, ginger, and garlic.

Pour the sauce onto the crunchy mixture and toss to coat

Pour the sauce onto the crunchy mixture and toss to coat.

Close up of Holiday Sriracha Chex Mix

Then get it into the oven for about an hour at 250, stirring every 15 minutes or so. The oven method takes a bit longer than using a microwave (as some recipes specify), but I think it’s worth it.

Holiday Sriracha Chex Mix in bowl

Salty and spicy, with just enough heat. Everything you want in a snack!

Holiday Sriracha Chex Mix in bowl next to bottle of sriracha



Dan Whalen left a large batch of this out in the kitchen and was surprised to see it all gone when he came home the next day. He has been blogging for over 3 years at The Food In My Beard; check Dan's Tablespoon profile often to try his recipes with creative international spins!
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Sriracha Chex Mix

Ingredients

3
Cups Corn Chex
3
Cups Rice Chex
1
Cup Pretzels
1
Cup Wasabi Peas
1
Cup Peanuts
1
Cup Crunchy Chow Mein Noodles
1/4
Cup Butter
1/4
Cup Sriracha
2
Tablespoons Soy Sauce
1
Teaspoon Grated Ginger
1
Teaspoon Grated Garlic

Directions

  • 1 Mix all the solid ingredients together.
  • 2 Mix all the liquid ingredients together. Grate the ginger and garlic in. Microwave to melt butter and warm the mixture.
  • 3 Pour the sauce over the cereal mixture and toss to evenly coat.
  • 4 Bake at 250 for an hour, stirring every 15 minutes or so until crunchy and flavorful.
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