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Hot Sauce

This hot sauce is the perfect blend of sweet, tangy, smoky, and spicy!
Keyword spicy, sauce, sweet, peppers, hot sauce, hot and spicy sauce, tangy, smoky, hot, easy recipe
Prep Time 1 hour 30 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 30 minutes
Servings 2 pint jars
Calories 378kcal
Author Dani Meyer

Ingredients

  • 3 quarts ripened red peppers mostly jalapenos
  • 1 large onion
  • 1/2 cup apple cider vinegar start with 1/4 cup increase to taste
  • 1 lime
  • 1 tbs. cumin
  • 2 tbs. honey
  • Pinch of salt

Instructions

  • 1. Grill the peppers and onion over a charcoal grill until a nice char forms.
    2. Add everything to a bowl, or blender and begin pureeing.
    3. Add the apple cider vinegar and lime as you blend but don't add it all at once so you can regulate how wet the sauce gets.
    4. Add a tablespoon of cumin and a pinch of salt to taste.
    5. Taste the sauce and cut it with honey in order to find that perfect balance of sweet, tangy, smoky, and spicy.
    6. If desired, strain the sauce through a metal strainer for a smoother texture.
    7. The flavors get better as the sauce ages in the fridge.
    8. Enjoy!

Nutrition

Serving: 1g | Calories: 378kcal | Carbohydrates: 91g | Protein: 10g | Fat: 3g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g | Sodium: 95mg | Fiber: 13g | Sugar: 61g