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Fermented Chipotle Pepper Hot Sauce Recipe

Fermented Chipotle Pepper Hot Sauce

Author TheWildGut.com


  • 5 large dehydrated chipotle peppers roughly chopped
  • 1 small white onion chopped
  • 4 cloves garlic chopped
  • 3/4 tsp sea salt
  • 1 cup filtered water


  1. Dissolve the sea salt into the filtered water to create a salt water brine, set aside
  2. Chop the dehydrated chipotle peppers, onion and garlic
  3. Place those ingredients in a small glass jar
  4. Smash everything down to eliminate air pockets and encourage the onions to begin to release their juices
  5. Pour in salt water brine until everything is submerged
  6. Place a glass weight on top to ensure everything remains submerged under the brine during the fermenting process
  7. Cover jar with airlock device or lid
  8. Allow to ferment at room temperature for at least 21 days
  9. After 21 days, drain out excess brine and reserve
  10. Process everything else in a food processor
  11. Then add the brine back in until the chipotle hot sauce reaches your desired consistency