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Cayenne Pepper Sauce Recipe

This homemade spicy cayenne pepper sauce rivals any store bought pepper hot sauce you can find on the market.
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Cayenne, Hot Sauce, Pepper, Spicy
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes
Servings: 45 tsp
Calories: 4kcal


  • 10 oz Cayenne Peppers
  • 6 Garlic Cloves
  • ½ + ¼ cup White Vinegar
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • ½ cup Hot Water if needed


  • Put chopped peppers and garlic in a saucepan. Add vinegar and bring to a boil.
  • Turn down heat and allow to simmer for 20 minutes until peppers and garlic have softened.
  • Pour contents of saucepan into food processor. Add salt.
  • Process to get as smooth as possible. (Add more vinegar or hot water as necessary).
  • Pour contents through fine mesh sieve and use a spatula to press all of the sauce through.
  • Using a funnel, pour your sauce into a sealable jar.



Calories: 4kcal | Carbohydrates: 1g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 52mg | Potassium: 22mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 60IU | Vitamin C: 9mg | Calcium: 2mg | Iron: 1mg