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Bob's Habanero Hot Sauce - Liquid Fire Recipe
  • READY IN 8+ hrs

Bob's Habanero Hot Sauce - Liquid Fire

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"Using fewer habanero peppers can reduce the spiciness in this extremely hot habanero hot sauce. The sauce works wonders as a pick-up for Bloody Mary drinks. Flavors meld wonderfully and the sauce keeps nicely for a long time. Warning: A dash is all you need and it is best to use gloves when handling the habanera peppers."

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Original recipe makes 1 quart Change Servings
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  • PREP

    15 mins
  • READY IN

    8 hrs 15 mins

Directions

  1. Place the peppers, peaches, molasses, mustard, brown sugar, and vinegar into the container of a food processor or blender. Measure in the salt, paprika, pepper, cumin, coriander, ginger and allspice. Blend until liquefied. Pour into clean jars, and refrigerate overnight before using.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Sep 23, 2009

I've made this many times. The first time I followed the recipe exactly and everyone said it was sweet ( maybe a good rib sauce). Second time I reduced the molasses to 1/4 cup and used peaches in lite syrup. Huge difference - perfect HOT SAUCE. Also, second time it kept a good color after molasses was added. In a family where hot is never hot enough - this is a keeper.

 
Most Helpful Critical Review
Mar 15, 2010

First off, this calls for WAAAYYYYY too much mustard. Even with only 3 Tbsp, it's too much. And I am a mustard fan, but WOW. Mustard and hot sauce serve 2 completely different flavor-purposes. Also, too much cumin. The first time I made this, it tasted like mustard-taco. However, I really wanted to make it work because I love hot sauce, so I made it again, and cut out the cumin altogether, and decreased the mustard down to the 3 tbsp I mentioned. Still too much mustard. However, I am determined to use this as a base for a good, fiery sauce. Next time I will use 1-2 tbsp of brown mustard, dijon or spicy like Guldens or Grey Poupon, instead of the regular yellow mustard I've used before. Also, I used 12-14 habaneros WITH seeds, and the heat was still less than tabasco or frank's. It was hotter in my belly than in my mouth. The flavor definitely gets better the longer it sits in the fridge. Also, I have to admit that it's great with food that normally calls for mustard, such as burgers. BTW I followed some other reviewers and used honey instead of molasses, cilantro instead of coriander, added garlic, and even tried simmering it for awhile (which did help a little). Don't get me wrong, it seems like it has serious potential, but I can't believe it has upheld a 5-star rating as written.

 
Oct 23, 2007

Very good, but can really taste the mustard. I used French's yellow mustard, and that flavor is strong. I also used 7 habaneros w/ seeds and it has a nice heat to it that warms your whole mouth. Otherwise, followed the recipe exactly. Very good, but maybe will modify the amount mustard the next time. ***I just made another batch using only 1/8 cup mustard, 3 cloves garlic, dash of liquid smoke, 8 habs w/ seed. I didn't pre cook peppers, I placed everything into the food processor and liquified, then cooked for about 10 minutes. This is too die for! I am baking fries right now to dip in it! I am thinking this is my new JERK sauce!

 
May 03, 2008

I hope you like hot!!... Really Good Sauce! Sweet, hot, complex flavors, and just when you think everything is fine, those habaneros come strolling across your tongue in a sort of delayed reaction and make your hair stand up... I made a double batch of this stuff, using just two tablespoons of yellow mustard, and added a teaspoon of liquid smoke. Otherwise, followed the recipe. It was a nice fiery orange color when I had processed the habs and the peaches. When I added in the molasses every thing turned a dark reddish brown... Sort of looks like BBQ sauce. Still good, but I may try using light amber honey intead of molasses next time to keep that lovely orange glow. It just seems like this sauce should be a nice red-orange color, to match the taste. Regardless, this sauce is fantastic! It gets better as it ages and mellows. I will definately make this again, after I go through the two 24 oz. jars I made the first time! (It is going fast...) I think I will try bottling some for gifts.

 
Jun 10, 2006

I have made this sauce three times and like it each time. The first time I made this, the mustard taste was too strong. The second time I made it, I omitted the mustard and added a little liquid smoke, delicious! The third time I added a few peppers with seeds to give it more heat (I like it hot) with the liquid smoke and no mustard. It came out great!

 
May 14, 2006

Good Stuff! I also added about 10 or so cloves of roasted garlic. Then I took half the batch and put it in a sauce pan. Heated it up and added a little cornstarch and peach juice together to thicken it. Awesome stuff on hamburgers. Really tasty and doesn't kill your taste buds! I have both thick and thin sauce to cover any foods you want to add a little kick to! Thanks for the post.

 
Oct 03, 2008

I love this recipe but had enough habaneros to make four batches. I now have 160 oz of this sauce and am not sure what to do with it. I tried freezing it in a muffin tin as another user did, however, it just turned into slush. I'd really like to jar it or can it so I can save some and give some away but I'm not sure if it will keep.

 
May 24, 2006

This is excellent. We pan roasted some garlic and aded it. It was not as hot as we expected. next time, we are going to add jalapenos, 1/2 the molasses and use honey, add some finely minced onions, and lime juice.

 

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Nutrition

  • Calories
  • 22 kcal
  • 1%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 5.3 g
  • 2%
  • Cholesterol
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Fat
  • 0.1 g
  • < 1%
  • Fiber
  • 0.3 g
  • 1%
  • Protein
  • 0.2 g
  • < 1%
  • Sodium
  • 243 mg
  • 10%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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