Pineapple-Mango Habanero Hot Sauce

This Caribbean pepper is famous for being the hottest chile pepper in the world. They come in a variety of shapes and colors (yellow, orange, green, red, chocolate). Not only are they extremely hot, but they also have a unique, distinctively fruity flavor. It is the key ingredient in the popular Jamaican Jerk sauce. The habanero is also widely used in many different types of hot sauces. The popularity of this chile pepper continues to grow and is becoming easier to find on the grocery shelf.

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1 teaspoon olive oil
1 ghost pepper, chopped
1 cup freshly cut pineapple, chopped
½ cup chopped mango
2 cherry pepper, chopped
1 cup water
½ cup distilled white vinegar
2 tablespoons chopped cilantro
1 teaspoon sugar
1 teaspoon paprika
Salt to taste

Cooking Directions

Heat a large pan to medium heat and add olive oil. Add peppers and fruit. Cook about 8 minutes to soften.
Add water, vinegar, sugar, cilantro and paprika and bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer about 20 minutes. Remove from heat and cool.
Add to a food processor and process until smooth.
Pour into sterilized bottles and serve it up!

Adapted from a recipe from