Hot Sauce Recipes

Allrecipes has over 40 homemade hot sauce recipes. If you’re looking for how to make the hottest hot sauce packed with habanero and chili flavor, we have you covered.

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Category Five Hot Sauce

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This flavorful homemade hot sauce can be substituted in any recipe calling for Tabasco or Louisiana Hot Sauce. It's great on foods to add a lot of flavor and heat.

Saundra's Hot Sauce

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This recipe I came up with, by trying different things. This recipe has really circled around, all my friends seem to really like it.

How to Make Homemade Sriracha Sauce

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Not only is making your own hot sauce (also known as rooster sauce) at home possible, it's really fun and there's hardly any work involved. Serve it on just about anything.

Hot Pepper Sauce - A Trinidadian Staple

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Trinidadians LOVE their 'peppa' sauce, and this one is full of flavour and heat! Sooooo easy to make -- no cooking, just your blender to create this taste of the islands. Try using different peppers to vary the flavour and heat. Use over meats, in sandwiches and stews. Trinis use it in anything savoury!

Chili Sauce

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This made-in-minutes chili sauce is a great substitute for bottled chili sauce.

Homemade Chili Sauce

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Make this tasty homemade chili sauce in a flash with ingredients you will have already in your cabinets. Definitely less expensive than prepared, and you can adjust to your liking. Keep covered and refrigerated between uses.

Scotch Bonnet Hot Sauce

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Some of the hottest hot sauce you'll try.

Tunisian Harissa

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This is a popular Tunisian condiment. It's a homemade pepper paste that is sure to add an extra kick to just about anything and it is widely used in Tunisian cuisine. I add it to anything I want to spice up; in my home we use this just about everyday.

Habanero Hot Sauce

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This sauce is very hot, but not too insane. For maximum heat increase habaneros as desired.

Chef John's Harissa Sauce

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Harissa is probably my all-time favorite hot sauce, and one I'm sure you've seen me use in a bunch of recipes here. A small spoonful of this makes virtually any savory dish better.

Fresh Tomato Chili Sauce

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This is a sweet chili sauce made according to an old family recipe. It is great on hamburgers, and pot roast. If you don't can the sauce in jars, it can be refrigerated.

Jalapeno Hot Sauce

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Hot Sauce from scratch. You may use other hot peppers in place of the jalapenos.

Inspiration and Ideas

Best Hot Sauce

"If hot sauce is your thing, you will love, love, love this fresh tasty recipe." – Shilo

Ghost Pepper Green Sauce

"This is my version of the green sauce found in Peruvian restaurants, spiced up even more with ghost peppers." – HOLLY9000

Caribbean Calypso Hot Sauce

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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.