Hot Pepper Paste

Makes: nullHands-on: 5 minutesTotal: 15 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Makes: null


  • 30 dried red chili peppers
  • hot water
  • 1⁄4 cup white vinegar
  • 2 tsp. salt


  • Place the chili peppers in a small bowl and cover with hot water. Let soak for 10 minutes. Remove and drain, then place them along with the vinegar in a blender. Blend to a rough paste, adding as much vinegar as necessary to achieve a paste. Add the salt and blend 5 seconds more. Transfer to a sterilized jar and cap tightly.