another hog at the internet trough (rambert) wrote,
another hog at the internet trough

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all purpose, really basic, hinges-of-hades hot sauce

  • 10 habanero peppers

  • 10 jalapeno chiles (preferably red)

  • 1 large onion, minced

  • 1 6-ounce can of tomato paste

  • 1 1/4 cups white vinegar

  • pinch of garlic powder

Roughly chop peppers, avoiding stems but keeping seeds. Pulse everything in a blender or food processor, until all ingredients are pulped. Scrape into a pan and bring to a boil. When cool, cover and refrigerate. Stuff has a half-life of plutonium--bacteria know better than to mess with it.

This stuff is like a Swiss Army knife of rectum wreckers: I'll put it in stir fry, or mix a little with mayo for a dip or sandwich spread. Adding V-8 juice gives you an approximation of a standard bottled hot sauce. Adding it to diced pineapple (or mango), with diced red onion and minced cilantro makes for a nice fruit salsa. Stirring it into jellies or fruit preserves and adding a little rum or Gran Marnier makes an awesome glaze for pork tenderloin. Play around. Have fun.

Tags: capsaisin, chiles, fun, hot
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