Agent Orange Habanero Pepper Paste


This very hot and flavorful pepper paste can be used to spice up any dish or used as a hot sauce. Use gloves when cutting peppers or your hands will burn for days. Also make sure to cook in a well ventilated kitchen. If your vent hood does not work well, open some windows and use a fan.

Prep Time:
25 mins
Cook Time:
1 hrs
Additional Time:
8 hrs
Total Time:
9 hrs 25 mins
1 1/2 cups


  • 22 habanero peppers, seeded and minced

  • 8 habanero peppers, with seeds, minced

  • 2 cups water

  • 1 carrots, chopped

  • ½ cup onion, chopped

  • ¼ teaspoon ground cumin

  • 1 tablespoon garlic, minced


  1. Bring the habaneros and water to a boil in a saucepan. Reduce heat to medium-low, cover, and simmer 15 minutes. Remove from heat, and stir in carrots, onion, cumin and garlic. Carefully puree the vegetables in a blender until smooth, then return to the saucepan, and continue simmering 45 minutes to 1 hour until thickened to the consistency of oatmeal. When ready, refrigerate overnight before using.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

5 Calories
1g Carbs
0g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 24
Calories 5
% Daily Value *
Sodium 3mg 0%
Total Carbohydrate 1g 0%
Dietary Fiber 0g 1%
Total Sugars 1g
Protein 0g
Vitamin C 4mg 20%
Calcium 4mg 0%
Iron 0mg 1%
Potassium 38mg 1%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.