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Habanero Hot Sauce





Habanero Hot Sauce is a classic, healthy way to kick any meal up a notch. Whether you love extra spicy or prefer just a hint of heat, this hot sauce recipe packs a punch.

Habanero Hot Sauce

This habanero hot sauce recipe blends fresh carrots, onions, garlic, vinegar, and a hint of lime juice with the habanero peppers. Use as a condiment with breakfast burritos, eggs, sandwiches, tacos, pulled pork, steak, chicken, fish, quesadillas, and more.


 The habanero sits firmly in the extra-hot zone of the scale, Scoville rated 100,000–350,000, habanero is 100 times hotter than a 3,500 SHU jalapeƱo.
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What's in Habanero Hot Sauce?

Habaneros -Don't know if you can handle the heat? use fewer habaneros....start with half the amount.

Onions - white onions are what I use but yellow can be used.

Carrots - rinsed and peeled, and roughly chopped

Vinegar - white or apple cider vinegar (sweeter taste)

Garlic -  More or fewer garlic cloves can be used according to your taste.

Salt & Sugar - Adjust to taste.

Lime juice - fresh squeezed is better, but bottle lime juice can be used.





Making Habanero Hot Sauce

  • Heat the oil in a saucepan over medium heat. Add carrots, onions, and garlic to the saucepan and cook to vegetables till soft, about 10 minutes.






  • Transfer the carrot mixture to a blender or food processor. 
  • Add the habanero peppers, water, sugar, lime juice, vinegar, and salt to the blender/processor and blend until smooth.






  • Transfer the mixture to a saucepan and simmer for 3-5 minutes. Use a funnel to pour into your favorite empty bottles, wait for hot sauce to come to room temperature, then refrigerate.


  • Habanero Hot Sauce

    HOW LONG WILL THIS SAUCE KEEP?

  • It should keep a few months easily in the fridge, or even longer
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    Habanero Hot Sauce is a classic, healthy way to kick any meal up a notch. Whether you love extra spicy or prefer just a hint of heat, this hot sauce recipe packs a punch.

    Ingredients:
    • 1/2 small white onion, roughly chopped
    • 6 garlic cloves, peeled
    • 10-12 medium orange habaneros, stemmed and cut in halve
    • 1 medium carrot, peeled and roughly chopped
    • 1/4 cup white vinegar
    • 1 1/2 teaspoon salt
    • 2 teaspoons sugar
    • 2 teaspoon lime juice
    • 2 cup water
    • 1 tablespoon olive oil
    Instructions:
    1. Heat the oil in a saucepan over medium heat.
    2. Cook and stir the carrots, onion, and garlic in the hot oil until soft, about 10 minutes
    3. Transfer the mixture to a blender or food processor.
    4. Add the habanero peppers, water, lime juice, vinegar, and salt to the blender/processor and blend until smooth.
    5. Transfer the mixture to a saucepan and simmer for 3-5 minutes.
    6. Use a funnel to pour into your favorite empty bottles, wait for hot sauce to come to room temperature, then refrigerate.

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    2 Comments

    1. How can you give this recipe a longer shelflife?

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    2. The sauce lasted 2 to 3 months in my fridge. I have froze my sauce and was good for 6 months in freezer

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