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Red hot pepper sauce

What is red hot pepper sauce? About the ingredient red hot pepper sauce. Including 1,412 recipes with red hot pepper sauce, nutrition data, and where to find it.


Hot sauce, chili sauce, or hot pepper sauce refer to any spicy sauce made from chili peppers and other ingredients.

There are many recipes for chili sauces - the common ingredient being chili peppers. A group of chemicals called capsaicinoids are responsible for the heat in chile peppers.

red hot pepper sauce

The peppers are infused in anything from vinegar, oil, water, beer and alcohol to fruits and vegetable pulp. Additional ingredients are often used, including those used to add extra heat, such as pure capsaicin extract and mustards.


Each 2-ounce bottle of Tabasco Sauce contains at least 720 drops.   (There are 60 drops per teaspoon; 3 teaspoons per tablespoon; 2 tablespoons per fluid ounce and 2 fluid ounces per bottle).   If you're shaking on Tabasco Sauce instead of measuring it drop by drop-you're on your own.   The number of drops in a "splash" or a "dash" of Tabasco Sauce depends entirely upon how hard you shake the bottle!   So, to have a "hot 'n spicy 'n flavorful" experience, limber up those wrists and go for it. 

Tabasco Sauce is made with tabasco peppers are generally hotter than cayenne pepper sauces. Along with Tabasco, a number of "extra hot" sauces are made using a combination of tabasco and cayenne or other chili peppers.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 1 tsp (4g)
Amount per Serving
Calories 0Calories from Fat 0
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 0.0g 0%
Saturated Fat 0.0g 0%
Trans Fat ~
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 25mg 1%
Total Carbohydrate 0.0g 0%
Dietary Fiber 0g 0%
Sugars ~
Protein 0.1g
Vitamin A 1% Vitamin C 0%
Calcium 0% Iron 0%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your caloric needs.

Where found

Red hot pepper sauce is usually found in the condiments section or aisle of the grocery store or supermarket.

Food group

Red hot pepper sauce is a member of the Soups, Sauces, and Gravies USDA nutritional food group.

How much does red hot pepper sauce weigh?

measure grams
1 tsp 4
0 tsp 1

In Chinese:红辣椒酱
British (UK) term: Red hot pepper sauce
en français:sauce au piment rouge
en español:salsa de ají rojo

Recipes using red hot pepper sauce

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