5 custom hot sauce recipes to inspire you.

Being able to customise your own hot sauce can be exciting, but even the best artists need inspiration. Here’s some tried and tested flavour combinations that can be used as a starting point when making your own using our service.


The Classic

As pure as it comes. Bullet chillies give this sauce a clean flavour and a medium heat.

Pair with: Chicken, eggs and burgers


Base: 

  • Red Chillis
  • White Wine Vinegar
  • Garlic

Heat:

  • Red Bullet (🔥🔥🔥)

Character:

  • Cayenne Pepper
classic hot sauce

A South-Asian Flavour Fusion

Naga peppers are commonly used in curries across the world and give an exciting heat with an instant kick. Blend that with the earthy flavours of turmeric and cumin and you’re in heaven.

Pair with: Naan bread, grilled meat or veg, onion bhajis 


Base: 

  • Mango
  • Apple Cider Vinegar
  • Onion
  • Garlic

Heat:

  • Red Bullet (🔥🔥🔥)
  • Naga (🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥)

Character:

  • Curry 
  • Coriander
south-asian hot sauce


A Taste of Mexico

The habanero chilli is indiginous to Mexico and its fruity finish melds beautifully with the fresh flavours of lime juice and coriander used liberally in south-america.

Pair with: Burritos, Tacos, Nachos


Base: 

  • Tomato
  • Apple Cider Vinegar
  • Garlic

Heat:

  • Jalapeno (🔥🔥)
  • Habanero (🔥🔥🔥🔥)

Character:

  • Cumin
  • Coriander
  • Lime Juice
Mexican hot sauce


Under the East-Asian Influence

The taxonomical name for the Habanero is ‘Capsisum chinese’ as when it was discovered it was mistakenly taken to have originated in China. Despite this mistake in it’s name, it’s true that the full flavour and lasting heat goes perfectly with east-asian flavours.

Pair with: Sushi, Eggs, Gyoza 


Base: 

  • Pineapple
  • Rice Wine Vinegar
  • Garlic
  • Ginger

Heat:

  •  Habanero (🔥🔥🔥🔥)

Character:

  • Chinese 5 spice
  • Soy sauce
  • Miso paste
East Asian Hot Sauce


American Mega-Hot

The infamous Carolina Reaper chilli takes its name from the state in which it was born. Combine this heat with the proud southern tradition of smokin’ things and you’ve got a hot sauce to rival any super-hot out there.

Pair with: Dogs, Hamburgers, BBQ


Base: 

  • Red Chilli
  • White Wine Vinegar

Heat:

  •  Carolina Reaper (🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥)
  •  Scorpion Pepper (🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥)

Character:

  • Chipotle Flakes
  • Smoked Paprika

american super hot sauce


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