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Habanero sauce in a jar next to habanero pepper

Habanero sauce (Pili-pili)

  • Author: Magali Mutombo
  • Prep Time: 5 min
  • Cook Time: 2 min
  • Total Time: 7 min
  • Category: Condiments
  • Method: Blending
  • Cuisine: African
  • Diet: Gluten Free


It a great add-on sauce to anything you eat, should you want to spice up your meal.



6 red habanero peppers

½ romano tomato (diced)

2cloves of garlic

1 tsp of fresh ginger (chopped)

½ lemon

½ tsp salt

1 cup of extra virgin olive oil



Put everything in a blender except the olive oil and mix it until it gets less chunky but not runny.

Add the olive oil while pulsing.

Pour it into a clean jar.

Store it in a dry and cool place.


Tip: you can make it less spicy by adding tomatoes.

Keywords: habanero, sauce, summer