Making your own hot sauce is fun because you can control the ingredients—all natural—and the amount of heat. Habaneros are incredibly hot and need to be handled with care: Be sure to wear gloves! This sauce is very spicy, but the carrot and agave give it a nice sweetness that also brings out the fruity flavor of the chile.
Combine the carrot, onion, habaneros, garlic, vinegar, salt, and cold water in a medium saucepan and bring to a boil over high heat. Lower the heat to low, partially cover the pan, and cook until the carrot and habaneros are tender when pierced with a paring knife or skewer, about 10 minutes. Remove from the heat and let cool for 5 minutes.
Transfer the mixture to a blender, add the agave, and blend until smooth. Taste for seasoning, adding more salt if needed. If it’s too spicy, add more agave,
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