Pineapple-Habanero Hot Sauce – Recipe

Make your own hot sauce at home with this quick and easy recipe that incorporates spicy habanero peppers, sweet pineapple and cilantro. Perfect for dashing over meals or spicing up your favorite cocktails. We like it for our Bloody Marys.

Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword habanero, hot sauce, spicy
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 40
Calories 5 kcal


  • 5-6 habanero peppers coarsely chopped
  • 2 cups chopped pineapple
  • 1 handful cilantro leaves rinsed
  • Juice from 1 lime
  • 1 cup white vinegar
  • ½ teaspoon salt


  1. Add all ingredients to a food processor and process until smooth.
  2. Add to a pot and simmer over low heat for 15 minutes.
  3. Cool and strain, if desired. If you want a chunkier hot sauce, skip the straining. Or, strain and add a bit of the pulp back in to your desired consistency.
  4. Pour into bottles and refrigerate until ready to use!

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Recipe Notes

Makes about 12 ounces.

Heat Level: Hot.

Nutrition Facts
Pineapple-Habanero Hot Sauce – Recipe
Amount Per Serving
Calories 5
% Daily Value*
Sodium 29mg1%
Potassium 13mg0%
Carbohydrates 1g0%
Vitamin A 20IU0%
Vitamin C 5.8mg7%
Calcium 1mg0%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.