In 2019, Korean gochujang was widely touted as the hot sauce that would be the next Sriracha. Well, Sriracha isn’t going away so fast: It’s now getting blended with other flavors. And sauces from Thailand, China and other countries are joining the Asian lineup. Hot sauces are especially appealing to consumers ages 18-34; 28% use them frequently on a variety of foods, according to Technomic’s Flavor Consumer Trend Report.

31. Honey Sriracha


Crispy Sriracha-Honey Shrimp at

Red Lobster

32. Thai sweet chile sauce


Far East Bowl with Thai sweet chile sauce at

Veggie Grill

33. General Tso’s sauce


General Tso’s bowl at


Source: Technomic Ignite menu data