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Homemade Ghost Pepper Chili Hot Sauce - Recipe
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5 from 8 votes

Homemade Ghost Pepper Chili Hot Sauce - Recipe

This extra-hot hot sauce recipe is made fresh from ghost pepper chili peppers, aka the bhut jolokia, but is also has a sweeter side.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time40 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Servings: 30
Calories: 8kcal


  • 6 bhut jolokia peppers ghost peppers, chopped
  • 1 small red bell pepper diced
  • 1 14- ounce can whole tomatoes
  • 1 small onion diced
  • 3 cloves garlic chopped
  • 2 tablespoons cider vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon sugar


  • Add all ingredients to a large saucepan. Add water to cover and bring to a boil.
  • Reduce heat to low and allow to simmer about 20-30 minutes to soften.
  • Transfer contents to a food processor and process until smooth.
  • Transfer to a container. Seal and refrigerate until ready to use.


NOTE: The flavors will grow more intense the longer you wait.
Heat Factor: VERY HOT. Ghost peppers pack a GREAT amount of heat. Enjoy.


Calories: 8kcal | Carbohydrates: 1g | Sodium: 20mg | Potassium: 48mg | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 160IU | Vitamin C: 9.7mg | Calcium: 6mg | Iron: 0.2mg