Caribbean Calypso Hot Sauce


Packed with tangy sweet flavor and a ton of heat! Reduce the number of peppers if you would like it milder. Store in the refrigerator.

Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
5 mins
Total Time:
20 mins
1 cup


  • 5 habanero peppers

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil

  • 1 onion, chopped

  • 2 cloves garlic, chopped

  • 2 tablespoons lime juice

  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar

  • 2 tablespoons apple cider vinegar

  • 1 tablespoon tequila

  • 2 teaspoons salt

  • 2 teaspoons mustard powder

  • 1 teaspoon ground allspice


  1. Stem and seed habanero peppers, wearing gloves.

  2. Heat olive oil in a skillet over medium heat. Cook and stir onion and garlic until onion is translucent, about 5 minutes.

  3. Combine habanero peppers, onion, garlic, lime juice, brown sugar, apple cider vinegar, tequila, salt, mustard powder, and allspice in a blender; puree until smooth.


Cook's Note:

Substitute rum for the tequila if preferred.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

46 Calories
2g Fat
6g Carbs
1g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 46
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 2g 3%
Saturated Fat 0g 1%
Sodium 584mg 25%
Total Carbohydrate 6g 2%
Dietary Fiber 1g 2%
Total Sugars 4g
Protein 1g
Vitamin C 4mg 21%
Calcium 12mg 1%
Iron 0mg 1%
Potassium 49mg 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.

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