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homemade Louisiana hot sauce

Homemade Louisiana Hot Sauce

Keyword Cayenne Pepper, Fresno pepper, Jalapeno Pepper, Tabasco Pepper
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 48 servings
Calories 6kcal


  • 1 pound fresh red chili peppers cayenne, red jalapeño, Fresno, tabasco
  • 2 cups distilled white vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon salt or to taste


  • Cut the ends off the chilies, but do not remove the seeds.
  • Over high heat, add the chilies, vinegar, and salt into a large pot and bring the vinegar to a simmer.
  • Lower to medium heat and continue simmering for 5 minutes or until the chilies are soft.
  • Transfer the mix to a blender and blend until the mix is smooth. There will still be seeds.
  • Strain the sauce into a container and let it settle to room temperature.
  • Recommended: Refrigerate for at least 30 minutes prior to use.



For optimal taste, refrigerate for a week or two prior to use.


Calories: 6kcal | Carbohydrates: 1g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 146mg | Potassium: 30mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 90IU | Vitamin C: 14mg | Calcium: 2mg | Iron: 1mg