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Habanero Sauce Recipe

Habanero Chili Sauce Recipe

Habanero Sauce Recipe

This sweet and spicy chili sauce combination is perfect for dipping shrimp or other grilled seafood. A dab will make your tongue tingle. Try it out as a marinade as well.


  • ½ cup water
  • ½ cup white rice vinegar
  • ½ cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 2 habanero peppers, minced
  • 1 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1 tablespoon ketchup
  • Pinch of cornstarch

Cooking Directions

  • Heat a sauce pan to medium heat and add water and rice vinegar. Bring to a boil.
  • Add sugar, garlic, ginger, habaneros, and ketchup.
  • Reduce heat to simmer and stir to combine. Simmer about 5 minutes.
  • Remove from heat and stir in cornstarch.
  • Strain sauce into a serving dish and refrigerate until ready to use.

We served this with our Honey Grilled Prawns recipe.

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