Honey Roasted Hot Pepper Hot Sauce

Honey Roasted Hot Pepper Hot Sauce

Making hot sauce at home is easy and delicious! The hot sauce should last 14 days in the fridge.


  • 114g hot peppers (mixture of types)
  • 42g honey
  • 3 cloves of garlic
  • 1 tbsp of chopped basil
  • 13g brown sugar
  • 21g of bourbon or dark rum
  • 170g apple cider vinegar
  • Juice from 1/2 a lime


  1. Preheat the oven to 175C
  2. Wearing gloves, roughly chop the hot peppers, you want big chunks.
  3. Wrap the garlic in tin foil with some oil and place it in the oven. Roast for 20-30min.
  4. Mix the hot peppers with the brown sugar, honey, and alcohol. Roast in the oven on a baking sheet for 12 minutes, make sure to reserve any liquid left.
  5. Let the hot peppers and garlic cool.
  6. Add the peppers and garlic to a food processor or blender with the reserved liquid, apple cider vinegar, and salt to taste. Process until smooth.
  7. Add in the lime juice (add more if you want!).
  8. Pour into a container and store in your fridge.

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