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Top 10 Best Hot Sauces

Written by: Catalogs.com Editorial Staff

September 8, 2011
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A list of the top ten hot saucesContributed by Marnely Rodriguez, Catalogs.com Top 10 Guru

Whether you pour it over wings or dip your carrot stick in it, hot sauce is here to stay.

As a lover of everything hot and spicy, I have dipped into my inventory of hot sauces to give you a list of the top ten hot sauces. Take a walk on the culinary wild side, and venture into a whole new realm of fire with any of these:


10. Melinda’s Habanero Mango Sauce

A list of the top ten hot sauces

Perfect combination of sweet and spicy, Melinda’s Habanero Mango sauce is a great introduction to hot sauces! The brand has an amazing variety of sauces to try as well.

9. Blair’s Original Death Sauce

A list of the top ten hot sauces

This is HOT and not for the faint of heart. Death Sauce will definitely get your heart racing!

8. Sambal Oelek

A list of the top ten hot sauces

Normally used as a condiment, sambal oelek is based on chili and is popular in Indonesia. Served alongside rice, chutneys and breads, this is a sauce that makes food hot, but not too hot. Look for it in the imported foods section of your grocery store, or a gourmet foods store.

7. La Costena Green Sauce

A list of the top ten hot sauces

Made from green chilis, La Costena Green Sauce will spice up your dishes with a layered flavor of roasted peppers and garlic.

6. Valentina

A list of the top ten hot sauces

With a citrus flavor that is predominant, much more than the spice, Valentina is a sauce for when you want a slight heat but more flavor!

5. Tabasco Sauce

A list of the top ten hot sauces

A classic sauce on every table, Tabasco will impart your food with smokiness and some heat, but nothing too blasting.

4. Frank’s Red Hot

A list of the top ten hot sauces

Nothing says grilling and wings more the Frank’s Red Hot Sauces. They come in a variety of flavors and are great marinades and as finishing sauces on the grill, especially for those unusual grill offerings, like squash and eggs.

3. Tapatio Picante

A list of the top ten hot sauces

In business since 1971, Tapatio sauce brought spice into American homes and will continue too. You can purchase it by the case or bottle.

2. Cholula

A list of the top ten hot sauces

A balanced sauce of flavor and spice, Cholula has been in the US for the past 12 years. It’s great on sliders, pizza and wings!

1. Sriracha

A list of the top ten hot sauces

There is even a book dedicated to this Asian hot sauce, where you can find 50 recipes to make everything from breakfast to drinks! Sriracha is one of the most popular sauces from Thailand and brought to the Western world to share the hot sauce love!



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4 Responses to “Top 10 Best Hot Sauces”

  1. Sauce Dreams Blog on September 16th, 2011 12:16 am

    Original Death Sauce…

    [...] rved alongside rice, chutneys and breads, this is a sauce that makes food hot, b [...]…

  2. Gourmet Necessity Blog on October 5th, 2011 6:50 am

    Melinda Habanero Pepper Steak Sauce…

    [...] this is a sauce that makes food hot, but not too hot. Look for it in the importe [...]…

  3. Hot Sauce « Griffinray on November 8th, 2011 1:01 am

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  4. franklin on December 26th, 2011 5:26 am

    Sriracha comes from Vietnam, not Thailand

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