Garlic Habanero Hot Sauce


Yields: ~ 24 oz
hot sauce


  • 6-8 habanero peppers
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • ½ cup water
  • 2 cups white vinegar
  • 12 cloves of garlic, minced
  • ½ onion, diced
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 2 teaspoons Worcestershire sauce
  • ¼ cup lime juice
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon Xanthan gum


  1. Coat the peppers in oil, then roast in a covered dutch oven, or in your oven on a baking rack at 425F
  2. Add the rest of the ingredients to a small pot.
  3. Bring pot to boil and simmer until the garlic and onions have softened.
  4. Once peppers are roasted, use tongs to transfer them to a cutting board. Cut the stems off and transfer to your still simmering pot.
  5. Simmer the pot with the peppers for 5 minutes.
  6. Remove from heat.
  7. Blend
    • If using a blender, pour hot mixture into blender. Right before blending add Xanthan gum and process at a low speed.
    • If using an immersion blender (recommended) add xanthan gum in pot and blend in pot.