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Ghost Pepper Green Sauce

Rated as 4.67 out of 5 Stars

"This is my version of the green sauce found in Peruvian restaurants, spiced up even more with ghost peppers. For a more tame sauce, omit the ghost peppers. This is mouth burning, but addictive. It's great on Peruvian chicken, burritos, salads, or as a veggie dip."
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10 m servings 101
Original recipe yields 6 servings


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  1. Combine cilantro, ghost chile peppers, jalapeno peppers, sour cream, mayonnaise, lime juice, and garlic in a food processor; process until sauce is smooth.
  2. Taste sauce and season with salt and pepper. Add olive oil and blend until smooth and creamy.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 101 calories; 9.5 3.8 1.2 9 79 Full nutrition

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This green sauce should come with a disclaimer, this is HOT. I only had habaneros on hand so I used 5 habaneros to make up for the ghost peppers. I can only imagine what the heat would be if I u...

The heat is perfect!

I've made this sauce multiple times, and I love it more and more every time that I make it. Definitely add the optional ghost peppers if you like heat. SUCH a great flavor in this sauce. Excelle...