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Serrano Hot Sauce

Rated as 4.75 out of 5 Stars

"This hot but flavorful hot sauce was made due to the large harvest of serrano peppers from my garden."
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1 d 21 m servings < 1
Original recipe yields 100 servings (1 1/2 cups)


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  1. Place serrano peppers, garlic, and salt in a food processor; pulse until finely chopped. With the motor running, slowly pour the vinegar through the feed tube; process until sauce is smooth, about 5 minutes.
  2. Pour sauce into a saucepan; bring to a boil and cook for 1 minute. Pour sauce into a clean jar and store in the refrigerator for at least 1 day.
  3. Strain sauce through a fine-mesh strainer; store in the refrigerator.


  • Cook's Note:
  • If you have a high-powered blender (such as Vitamix®), you can use the soup setting to emulsify and cook the sauce.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: < 1 calories; 0 0.1 0 0 86 Full nutrition

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New family favorite! It is a Tabasco style hot sauce, not a chili salsa. I used rice vinegar because it is mild and allows the serrano flavor to shine through. The heat was not overwhelming and ...

I made this with my homegrown serranos i used half green and half red. I also added 2 dried jalapeno from my garden last year. Turned out great just enough to make your forehead damp. Next time ...

Serranos were on sale at my favorite local grocery store so I bought a pound and had some leftover and thought, why not give this recipe a try. Hell yes! Glad I did, amazing taste, great balance...

amazing! but be warned: a little bit goes a long way

This is a great use of the flavourful Serrano pepper!

It didn't dawn on me until after I was done making the recipe that basically all you are doing here is flavoring the vinegar and making your own green pepper sauce such as Tobasco. There isn't ...