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Hot, hot, hot green chilli sauce

James and I wanted to preserve our lovely green chillies (grown in my plant tent, bought from Cambridge market in spring) so we made this super spicy sauce. This sauce should have a warning label as it’s fiery hot! I add a tablespoon to sauces and that’s enough to make them just the right amount of spicy. James likes this sauce on burgers, sausages, pizza, cheese, fajitas, chips, eggs – basically anything savoury!

How to make green chilli sauce

This recipe is adapted from here. To make this fiery sauce you need 20 green chillies, 5 cloves of garlic finely chopped,  1 tablespoon of oil, 1 heaped tablespoon of sugar, 3/4 teaspoon of salt, 450ml water, 225 ml cider vinegar, 1 tablespoon of cornflour

Making green chilli sauce

Cut the tops off your chillies and gently fry them (seeds and all!) with the garlic for 5 minutes. The chilli was so hot our eyes were watering by this point with the chilli vapour in the air!

Next add the water, vinegar, salt and sugar and gently simmer for 20 mins. Blend this mixture then heat again and add the cornflour dissolved in a little water. Bubble to thicken.

Making green chilli sauce

Then, pour into bottles and eat with anything you fancy. If you’re as wimpy with spices as we are you may need to get some yoghurt ready to cool your taste buds after eating fab sauce! Jane

5 Responses to Hot, hot, hot green chilli sauce

  1. sarah says:

    simba is jelous of this one! looks delish x

  2. CC says:

    Oh my god!!! This is sooooooooooo hot – small amounts needed!

    • admin says:

      Yes – I need about quarter of a tea spoon! Jane

  3. Greenfingers says:

    Very tasty – i’m going to make it for a chilli challenge

    • admin says:

      Haha! Good plan – this is what James did!! Jane

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