AUTOPLAY
Basic Homemade Hot Sauce
17 steps
What you’ll need
10-12 ounces
Fresno chilis
2 tsp
Kosher salt
2
Shallots (Medium)
5
Garlic Cloves (Lightly Smashed)
4-5
Black peppercorns
1/2 cup
Distilled White Vinegar
Weigh out approx 13-14 ounces of your hot peppers.
1. Weigh out approx 13-14 ounces of your hot peppers.
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Wearing gloves, remove the seeds and ribs from the peppers.
2. Wearing gloves, remove the seeds and ribs from the peppers.
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For a hotter sauce, leave some of the ribs and seeds on the peppers.
3. For a hotter sauce, leave some of the ribs and seeds on the peppers.
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You should end up with approx 10-12 ounces of sliced hot peppers.
4. You should end up with approx 10-12 ounces of sliced hot peppers.
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Cut the slices into roughly 2” pieces.
5. Cut the slices into roughly 2” pieces.
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Smash the garlic cloves and quarter the shallots. Add to the pepper mixture.
6. Smash the garlic cloves and quarter the shallots. Add to the pepper mixture.
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Heat peppers, shallots, garlic, white distilled vinegar, and salt in a medium pot.
7. Heat peppers, shallots, garlic, white distilled vinegar, and salt in a medium pot.
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Bring to a boil then reduce to a lightly bubbling simmer.
8. Bring to a boil then reduce to a lightly bubbling simmer.
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Simmer for 20 minutes, stirring occasionally.
9. Simmer for 20 minutes, stirring occasionally.
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Remove from heat and let cool for 10 minutes.
10. Remove from heat and let cool for 10 minutes.
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Transfer the mixture to your blender and blend until smooth and liquified.
11. Transfer the mixture to your blender and blend until smooth and liquified.
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*whirring noises*
12. *whirring noises*
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Use a sieve inside a funnel to strain the sauce into a plastic squeeze bottle (12 oz).
13. Use a sieve inside a funnel to strain the sauce into a plastic squeeze bottle (12 oz).
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You may need to stir the sauce in the sieve to push it through. Work in batches.
14. You may need to stir the sauce in the sieve to push it through. Work in batches.
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Squeeze onto avo 🥑 toast!
15. Squeeze onto avo 🥑 toast!
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We did it! We made hot sauce! So easy!
16. We did it! We made hot sauce! So easy!
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Get the recipe at ThePracticalKitchen.com
17. Get the recipe at ThePracticalKitchen.com
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