Chile Garlic Sauce

At first glance these eye-catching chile peppers look like red jalapeno. However, they have a different flavor and are less meaty than Jalapeno. Red Fresnos are great roasted and added to salsas. Try grilling them alongside your steaks or in kabobs.

When roasting these they should char, blister, and become soft. Try substituting these in your favorite chile recipes.

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About 15 fresh hot red chile peppers (If you don’t want it to be super hot, you can include a few mild peppers, if you like), cleaned, stems trimmed off and roughly chopped 1 teaspoon sea salt
4 garlic cloves, or more to taste, peeled and roughly chopped
2 tablespoons palm sugar or dark brown sugar
1/4 cup brown rice vinegar


Process all ingredients in a high speed blender until smooth. Use a spoon to taste a tiny bit and adjust the seasonings to your preference. This fresh sauce contains no preservatives, so be sure to store it in the refrigerator.