Bahamas - Hot Pepper Sauce
Hot sauce (or chili sauce) is a condiment made and widely used throughout the Caribbean. Each island and household has its own recipes and you can always find a bottle of homemade pepper sauce in most homes.
Scotch Bonnet Peppers are also known as Habaneros ... very hot.
If you're allergic or sensitive to hot peppers, wear gloves when handling the peppers. Be careful not to touch your hands to your eyes after handli
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- 1 lb scotch bonnet peppers (washed and stems removed)
- 1 tbsp salt
- white distilled vinegar or vegetable oil
Scrape down the sides of the bowl from time to time.
Or, you can place your bottles of pepper sauce in the sun for 2 - 3 days to ripen quickly and then store in a cool place.
If there's no sun where you are, let the pepper sauce cure for at least 5 days before use so that the flavors can develop.