Homemade Medium Hot Sauce

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Homemade Medium Hot Sauce
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  • Prep 20 min
  • Total 20 min
  • Servings 1
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Easy as 1-2-3, our homemade hot sauce is made with Fresno chilies and is ready in 20 minutes. Use now or refrigerate for later—it's a great gift idea too!
By Brooke Lark
Created Jan 23, 2012


  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 6 Fresno chiles
  • 1/3 cup vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon finely chopped garlic
  • Dash salt


  • 1
    Heat grill pan over medium-high heat. Drizzle oil into pan, then add chiles. Cover; cook 5 minutes, turning occasionally, until softened.
  • 2
    Cut top off each chile; place chiles in blender. Add vinegar, garlic and salt. Cover; blend on high speed until pureed.
  • 3
    Store sauce tightly covered in jars or resealable containers in refrigerator up to 2 weeks.

Tips from the Betty Crocker Kitchens

  • tip 1
    Looking for a milder version of this hot sauce? Swap a red bell pepper for 4 of the Fresno chiles.
  • tip 2
    Looking for a hotter version of this hot sauce? Add 1 jalapeño and 2 serrano chiles for a tongue-singeing sauce!


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