The Homemade Hot Sauce Kit
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Being that we’re devoted to all things chilies, it should come as no surprise that we consider ourselves hot sauce aficionados. From basic to fermented, from harissa to nam prik, we’re big fans of basically any chili condiment you can throw at us. So we finally decided to gather all of our findings and favorites in one place.
That’s right: it’s time to meet The Chili Lab’s Hot Sauce Field Guide! This petite manual has everything you need to know about diving into making hot sauce at home, with carefully tested recipes that span the globe. It’s the perfect gift for the cooks in your life and (if you’re thinking way ahead) will make a killer stocking stuffer when the holidays roll around.
Want to add some zest and a hint of spice to your cooking? Do it effortlessly with the Chili Flake Grove Blend. The Chili Flake Grove Blend adds a deliciously light citrus fruit flavor and packs a huge punch of heat.
This tangy condiment gets its character from these chili peppers:
🌶 Piri Piri
With its bright nuances, the Grove Blend is perfect to use as a rub on fish & chicken, to liven up fish stew or grilled asparagus, or to finish raw seafood or kale chips.
Our Chili Flake Forager's Blend brings some smokey heat to your cooking that is balanced out the sweetness of a berry aftertaste. The chili peppers responsible for this play on your tastebuds are:
With an addictive bite that has you coming back for more, there are many ways to use the Forager's Blend Chili Flakes. Its burst of woodsy notes is perfect for rubbing on beef and lamb or wild mushrooms. With its berry afterbite, the nuances of our Chili Flakes explode in the juices of a grilled steak. These flavors are waiting to be explored with every mouth-watering bite!
Our Chili Flake Garden Blend adds a complex berry, grassy heat to your cooking. This sweet, earthy bite is much in thanks to the three chili peppers that comprise the blend:
🌶 Hatch Green
Immersing these unique chilies together makes for a robust seasoning for every occasion. Rub on pork & quail, season fried chicken and stir fries, or finish fish tacos & snap peas with this delicious chili flake. Need more inspiration? Check out 5 Ways to Use The Chili Lab Garden Blend Chili Flakes.
The citrusy notes of pequin chilies shine through in this versatile seasoning, and make it ideal for raw and prepared fish, poultry, shellfish and eggs. We also love it in brines and add it to pickling liquids for beets, radishes, carrots and more.
Find more ideas for cooking with Chili Salts in our Field Notes.
Flavor Profile: citrus & light smoke
Heat Level: heavy