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Piri Piri Sauce


  • 1 1/2 cups olive oil
  • 4 fresh jalapeno peppers, finely chopped, stems and seeds
  • 2 fresh poblano peppers, finely chopped, stems and seeds
  • 1 tablespoon crushed red pepper
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1 tablespoon minced garlic
  • 1 tablespoon finely chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1 tablespoon kosher salt


  • In a saucepan, combine the olive oil, peppers, crushed red pepper, salt, and black pepper. Bring the liquid up to a boil and reduce the heat. Simmer the sauce for 4 minutes and remove from the heat. Stir in the garlic. With a hand held mixer, puree the sauce until smooth. At this point, allow the sauce to sit for 1 week under refrigeration before serving. Stir in the cilantro and kosher salt.