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

by Hattie Street Food Recipes
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    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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    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.