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Fire Water

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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 35 min
  • Prep: 5 min
  • Cook: 30 min
  • Yield: 1 cup
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12 cayenne chiles, stems removed

2 garlic cloves

1/2 yellow onion

1/2 lemon, juiced

1/2 cup white wine vinegar

1 cup water

1 teaspoon salt

1 teaspoon sugar


  1. Place all ingredients in a heavy saucepan and slowly bring to a simmer over medium heat. Simmer for 20 to 30 minutes. Remove from heat and cool slightly. Pour the mixture into a blender and puree until smooth. Pass the hot sauce through a mesh strainer lined with cheesecloth, if desired.