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.
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 15 minutes
Servings 8
Calories 52 kcal


  • 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


  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.

Recipe Notes

Makes about 1 quart.

Heat Factor: Hot, though you can easily dial back on the Scotch Bonnet peppers if you'd like a milder version.

Nutrition Facts
Jamaican Scotch Bonnet Pepper Sauce – Recipe
Amount Per Serving
Calories 52
% Daily Value*
Sodium 654mg27%
Potassium 241mg7%
Carbohydrates 11g4%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 7g8%
Protein 1g2%
Vitamin A 2005IU40%
Vitamin C 41.4mg50%
Calcium 26mg3%
Iron 0.9mg5%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.