Sue's Aunt Sadie's Hot Pepper Sauce

Jane Whittaker


This recipe is from Sue Feliciano courtesy of her Aunt Sadie.
I had asked for a recipe for hot pepper sauce, and Sue gave this one to me.
I tried to find small skinny peppers, but all I could find was bigger ones, no matter, the sauce will still pack a wallop.
The jars shown are the largest: 1 1/2 qt, and the 2 smallest, 2 cups

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1 lb
hot slender chili peppers, sue said her aunt sadie used cayenne and serranos
equal amounts apple cider vinegar and water to cover
2 Tbsp


1Wash and trim the stems off the peppers. Do not chop or cut into them.

2Put peppers in a stainless steel pot and cover with an equal amount of vinegar and water. Stir in the sugar.

3Bring to a boil, and boil 20 minutes. Stuff the peppers into a narrow necked bottles.

4Strain the liquid and pour over the peppers.

5Seal and put in the fridge. I bought my bottles at Home Goods store they had a bail and a runner stopper.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Other Sauces
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: Southern
Other Tag: Quick & Easy
Hashtags: #hot, #PEPPERS, #cider, #vinegar