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Scotch Bonnet Hot Sauce

Simple Scotch Bonnet Hot Sauce

The pepper's tropical sweetness is the star
Course Condiment
Cuisine Caribbean, Vegetarian
Keyword Scotch Bonnet Pepper
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 180 servings
Calories 3kcal


  • 10 Scotch bonnet peppers diced
  • 6 cloves garlic diced
  • 5 carrots diced (medium-sized carrots)
  • 2 tomatoes diced
  • 1 white onion diced
  • 1/2 cup lime juice equivalent to about 4 squeezed limes
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/2 cup vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • Pinch salt


  • Cook the diced carrots and onion over medium heat for five minutes.
  • Mix in the garlic and continue cooking until all vegetables have softened (about another three to four minutes).
  • Place the vegetable mix into a food processor and add the Scotch bonnet peppers, tomatoes, lime juice, vinegar, water, and salt. Blend all the ingredients together until you reach a smooth sauce texture.
  • Pour the sauce back into the pan and simmer on low heat for 10 to 15 minutes.
  • Remove the sauce from the heat and let it cool to room temperature before bottling or serving.



Calories: 3kcal | Sodium: 1mg | Potassium: 12mg | Vitamin A: 300IU | Vitamin C: 1.4mg | Calcium: 1mg