African Pepper Sauce

Homemade African Pepper Sauce that is primarily made with habanero, garlic, onion, basil and other spices. A versatile sauce that can be used as a condiment, dip, or appetizer component.

Course Main
Cuisine African
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Author Immaculate Bites


  • 10 peppers Habenero, scotch bonnet pepper
  • 1 medium onion
  • 4 garlic cloves
  • 2 tablespoon bouillon powder or Maggi
  • 2 basil leaves
  • 2 tablespoon parsley
  • 1-3 roma tomatoes adjust to for spiciness
  • 1/2 -1 cup vegetable oil
  • salt


  1. Coarsely chop the tomatoes, onions , and discard stems of the pepper. Then through the tomatoes, onions, garlic, pepper, parsley basil, Maggie in the food processor along with as much oil as desired.
  2. Pour the pepper mixture into a small sauce pan bring to a boil and slowly simmer for about 15 minutes. Stirring frequently to prevent burns. Adjust for salt
  3. Let it cool, pour in a mason jar or a container with a lid and store in a fridge for about a week or more. In order for your pepper sauce to last a long time make sure it is fully covered in oil

Recipe Notes

Another way to make pepper sauce is to boil the ingredient with a little of water , for about 15 minutes then blend with oil and serve.