Ghana-style pepper sauce

Ghana-style red pepper sauce

Ghana-style red pepper sauce

Yield: 1 cup
Prep Time: 2 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 17 minutes

A perfect spicy addition to any meal.


  • 1/3 c. oil (olive and/or avocado)
  • 3 habaneros, green tops removed
  • 3 red chili peppers, green tops removed
  • 1/2 onion
  • 3-4 cloves garlic
  • 1″ ginger
  • 1 medium tomato (more or less for desired spiciness)
  • 1/4 red bell pepper (optional)
  • 1 tsp. dried or a few sprigs of fresh cilantro, parsley, and/or oregano (optional)
  • 1 Tbsp. bullion, to taste
  • salt, to taste


  1. Blend all ingredients until smooth.
  2. Bring to a simmer on medium (4) heat. Lower heat to medium-low (3), stirring often. Cook until the water is absorbed and oil has risen to the top, ~15-20 minutes.


Add more peppers or more tomato to adjust the spiciness level.

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