Flaming hot sauce

Flaming hot sauce

This homemade hot sauce is tongue-burningly spicy, so use it sparingly. It makes an unusual gift for family or friends.

By , 21 September 2015
Flaming hot sauce
  • Ready in: 58 mins
  • Serves: 120
  • Price: 2p per serving
Nutritional Info
Each 5g serving contains
  • Fat low
  • Saturates low
  • Sugars high
  • Salt high
  • Energy 29KJ 7KCAL
of your reference intake.
Typical energy values per 100g: 580kJ/140kcal.
  • 12 vine tomatoes, chopped
  • 2 red Scotch Bonnets, de-seeded and chopped
  • 400ml cider vinegar
  • 100g tomato ketchup
  • 150g caster sugar
  • 2 tbsp soy sauce
  • 2 cloves garlic, crushed
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 tsp allspice
  • 1 tsp dried thyme
  • Put all the ingredients in a pan and simmer gently, covered, for 30 minutes.

  • Pass through a sieve and return to the pan.

  • Return to a simmer and cook for a further 20 minutes until thick, like ketchup. Cool and put in sterilised bottles. To sterilise a bottle or jar, pre-heat the oven to 140C/120C Fan/Gas 1. Wash the container in hot, soapy water, then rinse well. Remove any rubber seals, then put in the oven on its side for 30 minutes.

  • Once opened, keep in the fridge for up to 3 weeks.