This simple and fast habanero sauce from Mister Mao in New Orleans is just the treat your spice-loving tastebuds have been searching for. Whether you’re looking for a new way to add heat to your favorite dish or have a handful of peppers to experiment with, this habanero sauce takes only a few minutes but will keep your meals kicking until the last bite. With just a quick simmer in a pot and then pureed, this recipes needs just a handful of pantry ingredients to come together quickly.
Makes 6 cups
1 quart red or orange habaneros
2 quarts white vinegar
1 cup finely chopped garlic
2 cups sugar
3 tablespoons salt
Combine all ingredients in a large, nonreactive pot and cook until habaneros are soft. Cool slightly, then transfer to a blender and puree until smooth.
Recipe BySophina Uong from Mister Mao in New Orleans
Contributing CityNew Orleans