Strawberry Reaper Hot Sauce
February 7, 2015
1Put on some latex gloves and open the windows.
2Stem the peppers and cut them lengthwise. Remove the seeds.
3To release more flavor roast the peppers in a skillet on medium high heat and press on them with a spatula. (about 20 seconds)
4If using dried Carolina Reaper Peppers - reconstitute the peppers by bring a pot of water (about 1/2 cup) to a boil and add the peppers. Boil for a few minutes then reduce the heat, cover and simmer for 5 minutes. Save the water for later.
5Add ALL the ingredients in a blender and blend until smooth.
6Pour the mixture back into the pot with the peppery water.
7Bring to a boil then cover and simmer for 20 minutes.
8Pour boiling sauce into 5 oz. sauce bottles.