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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.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: habanero, hot sauce, spicy
Servings: 40
Calories: 5kcal


  • 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


  • Add all ingredients to a food processor and process until smooth.
  • Add to a pot and simmer over low heat for 15 minutes.
  • 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.
  • Pour into bottles and refrigerate until ready to use!



Makes about 12 ounces.
Heat Level: Hot.


Calories: 5kcal | Carbohydrates: 1g | Sodium: 29mg | Potassium: 13mg | Vitamin A: 20IU | Vitamin C: 5.8mg | Calcium: 1mg