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Piri Piri

Piri Piri

  • Total Time: 10 minutes
  • Yield: About 2 cups


  • 1 1/2 cups olive oil
  • 4 fresh jalapeno peppers, coarsely chopped, stems, seeds
  • 2 fresh poblano peppers, coarsely chopped, stems, seeds
  • 1 tablespoon crushed red pepper
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 8 turns freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 tablespoon minced garlic


  • Combine all of the ingredients except the garlic in a saucepan over high hear. Cook, stirring, for 4 minutes. Stir in the garlic, remove from the heat, and allow to cool to room temperature.

  • When the mixture is cool, pour it into the bowl of a food processor and pulse 16 times. Pour the sauce through a funnel into a clean wine or other bottle and cover with a piece of plastic wrap. Allow to sit for 7 days before using. Keeps up to 2 months at room temperature.