Scotch Bonnet Pepper Sauce with Onion and Garlic

The Scotch Bonnet pepper is also known as the Caribbean red pepper is a favorite in Caribbean cuisine as well as West African, Jamaican, and other Caribbean islands.  Lovers of the Scotch Bonnet pepper enjoy the spicy flavor and look for different ways to use this unique looking pepper.

Here is one great recipe that works with several types of meat and dishes.

Delicious Scotch Bonnet Pepper Onion Garlic Sauce Recipe

1 teaspoon vegetable oil
9-10 fresh Scotch Bonnet Peppers, chopped and seeded
3 Jalapeno Peppers, chopped
3 garlic cloves, minced
1/3 cup onion, finely chopped
3/4 teaspoon salt
1 cup water
1/8 cup of vinegar
1 1/2 tablespoons granulated sugar

In a large saucepan saute the Scotch Bonnet Peppers, Jalapeno Peppers, garlic and onion in the vegetable oil for approximately 4-5 minutes…until they are semi-soft and the onions are translucent. Pour in the 1 cup of water and cook the mixture over medium heat for 10-13 minutes or until vegetables are soft and fork tender. Remove from heat and let cool for 40 minutes.

Pour mixture into a large blender container and process until mixture is smooth. Place mixture into an airtight container and refrigerate for up to one week.

This sauce is delicious on chicken, buffalo wings or try it on lamb chops.

If you love Caribbean flavor and can find Scotch Bonnets in your area, give this sauce a try.  This pepper has a unique flavor and is about mid-range on the Scoville Scale running from 100k to 300k in heat. So next time you are in the mood for a unique, spicy delicious pepper sauce, you will enjoy this one.


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