How to Make Mexican Hot Sauce 4 Ways April 23, 2020

by Hattie Street Food Recipes

If there’s one thing that’s made for Mexican food, it’s hot sauce. So, inspired by our four-week Mexican Street Food tour, we’ve got four fresh, colourful and homemade hot sauce recipes. Elevate dinnertime by learning to make this beloved condiment from scratch!

1. Garlic Hot Sauce

Our Mexican Chicken, Halloumi and Pepper Skewers are practically begging for a splash of this garlicky dream-come-true. Be warned, though, this sauce is not for the faint of heart.

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Garlic Hot Sauce

Category: Street Food Recipes, Uncategorized

Ingredients

10 Red Chile Peppers
2 Shallots
1 Head Roasted Garlic (about 12 cloves)
2 Tablespoons White Vinegar
2 Tablespoons Peanut or Sesame Oil
1 Teaspoon Sugar
Salt, to taste

Instructions

  1. Combine all ingredients in a blender or food processor.
  2. Blend until smooth, adding more oil if too thick.

2. Oregano Hot Sauce

This mild, herby hot sauce pairs with just about anything. We’d recommend giving our Sloppy Jose a try, you won’t regret it!

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Ingredients: 

  • 1 Roasted Red Pepper
  • 3 Jalapeño Peppers
  • 1 Red Chile Pepper
  • 1/2 Onion
  • 4 Basil Leaves
  • 2 Cloves Garlic
  • 2 Tablespoons Coconut Milk
  • 2 Tablespoons Lemon Juice
  • 2 Tablespoons Olive Oil
  • 1 Teaspoon Paprika
  • 2 Teaspoons Dried Oregano
  • 1 Teaspoon Black Pepper

Method: 

  1. Combine all ingredients in a blender or food processor.
  2. Blend until smooth, adding more oil if too thick.

3. Gentle Green Hot Sauce

This fresh, gentle green hot sauce will please every tastebud.

Ingredients:

  • 6 Long Green Chile Peppers
  • 1 Green Bell Pepper, chopped
  • 1 Bunch Parsley, coarsely chopped
  • 1 Bunch Cilantro, coarsely chopped
  • 5 Cloves Garlic
  • 2 Tablespoons Olive Oil
  • 1/2 Tablespoon Ground Cardamom
  • 1 Tablespoon Cumin
  • 1/2 Tablespoon Fennel
  • 1 1/2 Teaspoons Salt

Method: 

  1. Combine all ingredients in a blender or food processor.
  2. Blend until smooth, adding more oil if too thick.

 

4. Habanero Hot Sauce

Another hot one, here, so we suggest adding just a teaspoon. Perfect in beef-based dishes like our Cheese & Chorizo Loaded Chilli Beef Enchiladas

Ingredients: 

  • 8 Habanero Chile Peppers
  • 3 Ripe Tomatoes
  • 2 Tablespoons Apple Cider Vinegar
  • 2 Cloves Garlic
  • 1 Shallot
  • 1 Tablespoon Sugar
  • 2 Tablespoons Sunflower Oil
  • Salt, to taste

Method: 

  1. Combine all ingredients in a blender or food processor.
  2. Blend until smooth, adding more oil if too thick.

 

 

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