Chili Pepper Madness

January 19, 2018

Jamaican Scotch Bonnet Pepper Sauce

Jamaican Scotch Bonnet Pepper Sauce - Recipe Jamaican Scotch Bonnet Pepper Sauce - Recipe

Get this recipe for spicy pepper sauce made with fiery Scotch Bonnet peppers and a mix of Jamaican seasonings. Great for chicken and seafood.

I grew a SLEW of Scotch Bonnet peppers last year. Holy WOW were my plants productive. I typically grow anywhere from 15 to 20 varieties of peppers, a mixture of my favorites and new peppers I want to try and play with.

Scotch Bonnets are one of my favorites that I grow most years. They have a good level of heat, very similar to a habanero pepper, along with the duo qualities of being both fruity and somewhat sweet. It’s the ideal trifecta for me, really – Fruity, Hot and Sweet. Yeah, baby! Give me that any day of the week.

Learn more about Scotch Bonnet Chili Peppers.

Jamaican Scotch Bonnet Pepper Sauce – Recipe

When they’re so CRAZY productive, you’ll never really go through them cooking one or two into a dish. You need to make yourself some sauces to use them up.

Like this one -- Jamaican Scotch Bonnet Pepper Sauce.

YES!

Jamaican Scotch Bonnet Pepper Sauce – Recipe

This is a recipe that begs to take your chicken or seafood to the next level. The ingredients include some ingredients you’ll need to head to the store for – chayote, pineapple, mango, cucumber, along with onion, carrot, garlic, pickled jalapenos, lime juice, cumin, salt and vinegar – and plenty of Scotch Bonnets, of course.

It’s a flavorful combo that comes together in a particularly fiery sauce, taking you to the Caribbean.

It’s super easy to make. Just add all of the ingredients to a blender or food processor and process it all up until fairly smooth. Simmer it in a big pot for an hour to let the flavors mingle and develop. I let mine sit in the fridge at least a day before using, allowing the flavors to mingle even further.

You can use it as a marinade for your chicken or fish, or as more of a finishing sauce, or both! It’s also great for swirling a few tablespoons into soups, stews or other sauces to give them a bit of a fiery kick and blast of flavor.

I hope you enjoy it. Let me know if you make it! – Mike H.

Jamaican Scotch Bonnet Pepper Sauce – Recipe

Jamaican Scotch Bonnet Pepper Sauce – Recipe

Ingredients

  • 10 Scotch Bonnet peppers, chopped
  • 1 large white onion, chopped
  • 1 small carrot, peeled and chopped
  • 1 chayote, peeled and chopped
  • ½ cucumber, chopped
  • 1 mango, peeled and chopped
  • 1 cup chopped pineapple
  • 5 cloves garlic, chopped
  • ½ cup pickled jalapeno peppers, chopped
  • ½ teaspoon cumin
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • ¼ cup apple cider vinegar
  • Juice from 2 limes, plus lime zest

Cooking Directions

  1. Add all of the ingredients to a food processor or blender and process until nice and smooth.
  2. Transfer the mixture to a large pot and bring to a quick boil. Reduce heat and simmer for about 1 hour to let the flavors mingle.
  3. Cool, then transfer to a container and seal. Refrigerate at least 1 day to let flavors develop.

Makes about 1 quart.

Jamaican Scotch Bonnet Pepper Sauce - Recipe

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2 comments

  • Comment Link Brian January 22, 2018 posted by Brian

    Hi Mike,
    I really want to make this but all I have left from the garden is ghost & habanero peppers. Would either work with this recipe or is it best with scotch bonnet?

    Thanks

    REPLY: Brian, this recipe will work great with habaneros. Let me know how it turns out for you! -- Mike from Chili Pepper Madness.

  • Comment Link Larry Brooke January 19, 2018 posted by Larry Brooke

    Do have a recipe for Bajan hot sauce (Barbados's)

    REPLY: Larry, I'll have to work on that soon. -- Mike from Chili Pepper Madness.

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