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Jamie Oliver Chilli Sauce Recipe

This easy-to-follow Jamie Oliver Chilli Sauce Recipe calls for only four basic ingredients and a few minutes of prep time, and yet offers endless potential for personalization. Spread this red chili sauce on burgers, wraps, sandwiches, and more for a spicy, flavorful bite! Free of dairy products, refined sugar, gluten, and oil!

Chili is perfect for anyone who wants to give their meals a little kick. There are many ways to add some heat to your life, such as chili oil, chili flakes, chili paste, and this easy homemade chili sauce (also known as red chili sauce).

Jamie Oliver Chilli Sauce Ingredients

  • Red Chili Peppers: Your preferred level of heat should guide your selection of peppers for your homemade chili sauce.
  • Olive Oil: helps the ingredients come together and gives the dish a lovely silky texture in the mouth. If you’d rather not include it, you can substitute a small amount of water instead. Alternative neutral oils such as avocado oil, etc., could also be used.
  • Salt: To season.
  • Vinegar: Inhibits oxidation, making it useful as a natural preservative. Nonetheless, it enhances the flavor slightly. For its mild sweetness, I favor homemade apple cider vinegar.
  • (Optional) Sweetener: Most chili sauce recipes call for this to balance out the acidity and heat of vinegar and chilies. Use whatever sweetener you like best, be it regular table sugar (raw sugar, brown sugar, etc.), a sugar-free sweetener like erythritol or swerve, or a natural syrup.
Jamie Oliver Chilli Sauce Recipe

How To Choose The Peppers Based On Heat?

You can also easily mix and match the peppers you use to achieve a variety of heat levels:

  • Mild: Bell Pepper (No Heat), Friggitello, Anaheim
  • Medium: Poblano, Guajillo
  • Hot: Jalapeno, Chipotle, Serrano, Cayenne Peppers
  • Very Hot: Thai Chili (Also Called Bird’s Eye), Scotch Bonnet, Habanero
  • Super Hot: Ghost Pepper, Scorpion Pepper.

Option Add-ins

There are a lot of things that go well with red chili sauce. Listed below are a few of my preferred alternatives. I didn’t include measurements because I believe that this is a matter of taste, and you can adjust the proportions to your liking.

  • Tomatoes: Depending on the desired consistency and taste, various tomato products can be used. Adding chopped tomatoes, either canned or fresh, will water down the red chili sauce even further. Tomato puree/paste could be substituted for the original sauce because it has a similar consistency to the original and a more concentrated flavor. Use homemade ketchup for an extra dose of sweetness and flavor.
  • Garlic: It’s up to you whether you want to use raw or roasted garlic. If used raw, the acidity of the vinegar and the other ingredients in the sauce will help to tame the flavor over time.
  • Onion: Use whatever you like best, fresh, roasted, or caramelized.
  • Seasonings: oregano, Italian Seasoning, etc.

How To Make Jamie Oliver Chilli Sauce Recipe

  • First, wash the chili peppers and pat them dry with a paper towel.
  • Then, remove the stem ( green tops). When working with chilies, it’s best to wear gloves and avoid touching your face!
  • Then, roughly chop the peppers while retaining the seeds. Because everything will be blended, you don’t need to be too precise with your chopping.
  • In a food processor or blender, combine the peppers and the remaining ingredients to make a sauce.
  • Adjust the seasonings as needed after tasting the sauce.
  • Then, transfer the sauce to a sterilized jar and serve immediately, or store it in the refrigerator for longer storage.
  • You can thicken this sauce slightly by reducing it over the stove.

How To Store Chilli Sauce?

The homemade chili sauce can be kept for up to 4 months in the freezer or 1 month in the fridge (plastic will stain). Throw it out if it develops a sour or moldy flavor, or if there are visible signs of mold.

However, the pH level and the method used will determine whether or not this red chili sauce can be hot water bath canned (and then stored for months in the fridge). If you are interested in this, it is recommended that you research canning techniques from reliable sources.

Jamie Oliver Chilli Sauce Recipe
Jamie Oliver Chilli Sauce Recipe

How To Use Chilli Sauce?

Use this Jamie Oliver Chilli Sauce anywhere you would a store-bought version.

  • Distribute overwraps
  • Spread on pita sandwiches
  • Combine with burgers, such as this Sweet Potato Black Bean Burger (Plant-based Burger)
  • Drizzle over sweet potato or white potato fries and nachos.
  • Serve as a dip with finger foods and appetizers, such as this tear and share cheesy bread or Spinach Fatayer (Lebanese spinach pies).
  • Use as a marinade for proteins, such as this homemade tofu.
  • Add a pinch to tomato sauces (such as this marinara) for added heat and flavor.

Recipe Tips

  • Wear gloves when handling chili peppers, especially if you plan on picking out the seeds. Remains of chilies can cause irritation for days, especially if touched before washing.
  • If you’d like, you can strain the sauce before putting it in bottles. Those whose blenders or food processors aren’t particularly powerful may benefit the most from this because they can smooth out the chunks left in their sauce (though even then you can leave it as-is if preferred).
  • You could replace the oil with water to achieve the same emulsifying effect for a version without oil. Though the resulting sauce won’t be quite as silky.
  • If you want your sauce to be thicker, simmer it down on the stove for a while (usually 20-30 minutes).

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Jamie Oliver Chilli Sauce Recipe Nutrition Facts

Amount Per Serving

  • Calories 127.9
  • Total Fat 0.7g
  • Saturated Fat 0.1g
  • Cholesterol 0mg
  • Sodium 800.8mg
  • Potassium 799mg
  • Total Carbohydrate 31.3g
  • Dietary Fiber 4.7g
  • Sugars 19.5g
  • Protein 3.7g
  • Vitamin A 14%
  • Vitamin C 76.2%
  • Calcium 12.2%
  • Iron 20.7%

Nutrition Facts Source: Source

Jamie Oliver Chilli Sauce Recipe

Difficulty:BeginnerPrep time: 5 minutesCook time: minutesRest time: minutesTotal time: 5 minutesServings:4 servingsCalories:127.9 kcal Best Season:Available

Description

This easy-to-follow Jamie Oliver Chilli Sauce Recipe calls for only four basic ingredients and a few minutes of prep time, and yet offers endless potential for personalization. Spread this red chili sauce on burgers, wraps, sandwiches, and more for a spicy, flavorful bite! Free of dairy products, refined sugar, gluten, and oil!

Ingredients

Instructions

  1. First, wash the chili peppers and pat them dry with a paper towel.
  2. Then, remove the stem ( green tops). When working with chilies, it’s best to wear gloves and avoid touching your face!
  3. Then, roughly chop the peppers while retaining the seeds. Because everything will be blended, you don’t need to be too precise with your chopping.
  4. In a food processor or blender, combine the peppers and the remaining ingredients to make a sauce.
  5. Adjust the seasonings as needed after tasting the sauce.
  6. Then, transfer the sauce to a sterilized jar and serve immediately, or store it in the refrigerator for longer storage.
  7. You can thicken this sauce slightly by reducing it over the stove.

Notes

  • Wear gloves when handling chili peppers, especially if you plan on picking out the seeds. Remains of chilies can cause irritation for days, especially if touched before washing.
  • If you’d like, you can strain the sauce before putting it in bottles. Those whose blenders or food processors aren’t particularly powerful may benefit the most from this because they can smooth out the chunks left in their sauce (though even then you can leave it as-is if preferred).
  • You could replace the oil with water to achieve the same emulsifying effect for a version without oil. Though the resulting sauce won’t be quite as silky.
  • If you want your sauce to be thicker, simmer it down on the stove for a while (usually 20-30 minutes).
Keywords:Jamie Oliver Chilli Sauce Recipe, Chilli Sauce Recipe
Nutrition Facts

Servings 4


Amount Per Serving
Calories 127.9
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 0.7g2%
Saturated Fat 0.1g1%
Cholesterol 0mg
Sodium 800.8mg34%
Potassium 799mg23%
Total Carbohydrate 31.3g11%
Dietary Fiber 4.7g19%
Sugars 19.5g
Protein 3.7g8%

Vitamin A 14%
Vitamin C 76.2%
Calcium 12.2%
Iron 20.7%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily value may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.