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Easy Jalapeno Hot Sauce Recipe
  • READY IN 30 mins

Easy Jalapeno Hot Sauce

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"A tremendous hot sauce that will spice up sandwiches, marinades, vegetable dishes -- just about anything! Jalapenos are boiled, then blended smooth with canola oil, salt and pepper."

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Original recipe makes 32 servings Change Servings
  • PREP

    15 mins
  • COOK

    15 mins

    30 mins


  1. Set aside 1 jalapeno pepper. Cut the stems off the rest; slice in half lengthwise, and remove the seeds.
  2. Place all of the peppers in a large pot of boiling water. Boil peppers about 15 minutes. Reserve about 2 tablespoons of boiling water, and drain the rest.
  3. Cut the stem off the remaining whole pepper, and place all of the the peppers into a blender. Pour in reserved water and canola oil, and season with salt and pepper. Blend until smooth and creamy. Serve hot or chilled.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Oct 19, 2006

If you are looking for a mild hot sauce this is great! Very tasty, big hit! Next year I will try with hotter peppers for other members of the family who thought this was too mild (I don't eat hot stuff too much so I thought it was quite spicy ;)This recipe was indeed easy,I am very much a novice at cooking anything and am learning a lot by mistakes very quickly ;) I think this recipe should come with a warning for people like me who don't know anything about cooking: When you boil those peppers open the windows turn the fan on and stand away from the stove (I choked everyone out of the kitchen with the capsacin-loaded steam that came from the pot), Also--I do know you should wear gloves when working with hot peppers but I threw caution to the wind in that respect--I thought I had washed it all off (washed many many times) but I ended up burning my eyes when I got up in the morning! and my fingertips started burning again each timeI washed my hands. Rub aloe vera on fingers thoroughly then wash off the goopy stuff, repeat if necessary (it took two times for me but then the burning was completely gone)

Most Helpful Critical Review
Jan 17, 2006

I'd originally given this 4 stars, but I need to make it 2. Waaaay too much work! We love Mexican food, but, for the life of me, I couldn't figure out what to do with this once it was made. We added 2t to a big pot of chili, but the remainder got moldy in the fridge.

Dec 30, 2008

mmmm so good. I did add a bit of my own touch to this. I added 4 cloves of garlic with the peppers while they boiled. I also left all the seeds in while boiling. Then I added a handful of cilantro as well as the juice from 1 lime. It turned out very spicy and extremely flavorful.

Oct 29, 2006

The minute I read this recipe, I knew it would be one FIERY HOT sauce so I made a few adjustments. I used only one small jalapeno pepper for the entire recipe and added one clove of garlic along with 2 tbsp each of canola and reserved water, but the sauce was too HOT! I continued to add 2 tbsp each of canola oil and boiled water to the blender until I reached a level that was comfortable for my family (about 8 tbsp each). Finally, I seasoned the sauce with a pinch of salt. The flavor was absolutely delicious!! I've made this several times and used it as a sauce for chile rellenos, quesadillas, tortilla chips, chicken enchiladas...the list goes on. My family loves it!!

Jul 16, 2005

Easy Jalapeno Hot Sauce. We are all addicted to this.

Sep 01, 2011

This recipe is delicious as it is and easy too. But if you roast a few of the peppers, over your gas burner is fine (do not peel) and add them to the mix you will have Super Taqueria perfection.

May 01, 2007

I was so suprised how good this was. I tuned it down a bit by only adding half of the fresh pepper, it was enough kick to enjoy! Be careful when cutting the Jalapenos, you can smell the heat. So good, it's a must try!!!

Mar 23, 2008

Great salsa! This is a little chunkier than the Jalapeno Hot Sauce on this site because of the raw jalapeno thrown in the blender, but I like it just as much. It's more like the green salsa that is sold in the little mexican markets but without the tomatillos. I only seeded half the jalapenos because we like ours pretty spicy. It's a great mix-in for guacamole!


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  • Calories
  • 13 kcal
  • < 1%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 1 g
  • < 1%
  • Cholesterol
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Fat
  • 1 g
  • 2%
  • Fiber
  • 0.5 g
  • 2%
  • Protein
  • 0.2 g
  • < 1%
  • Sodium
  • 12 mg
  • < 1%

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

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