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Here’s the DIY Hot Sauce Recipe You’ve Always Needed


What do you mean you’ve never tried to make a hot sauce recipe yourself?

We all love the stuff, but buying it by the bottle can become a drag. That’s why you should have tried making your own hot sauce long ago. Fear not, we’ve got the recipe just for you to start with.

Ingredients

5 cloves garlic
1/2 tsp olive oil
1 lb jalapeños
1/2 lb serrano peppers
1/2 onion
1/2 lb carrots
1/2 lb roma tomatoes, chopped
2 c water
1 c white vinegar
1 tbsp sugar
1 tbsp salt
1 lime, juiced

Directions

1. Saute garlic in olive oil until fragrant.
2. Add onions, carrots, and water to pot. Cook until liquid is reduced by half.
3. Add to blender while hot and add salt and sugar. Blend until liquid, set aside.
4. Cut tops from peppers, and add to blender with white vinegar. Blend.
5. Add chopped tomatoes to blender. Blend.
6. Add whiskey to taste preference. Blend.
7. Taste for heat here, so you know how many seeds to strain out of hot sauce.
8. Strain pepper liquid into bowl using fine mesh strainer. Repeat.
9. Strain carrot mixture into same bowl.
10. Add juice of one lime or to taste.
11. Store in jars or hot sauce bottles. Enjoy!

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Here’s the DIY Hot Sauce Recipe You’ve Always Needed