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Chile Pepper Fire Vinegar Infusion Recipe

Many hot sauces are chile peppers blended with vinegar and spices. For this recipe I make a super-spicy hot sauce where all the flavor is infused into the vinegar itself. This makes it a great way to selectively add drops of heat to a meal. I recommend wearing gloves when preparing this vinegar, the oil and juices released from the chopping of the chile peppers will stick to your skin for hours and can burn. If you are a real chile head, feel free to increase the amount of chile peppers used.

Chile pepper infused vinegar

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Chile Pepper Fire Vinegar Infusion Recipe

  • Published: December 08, 2015
  • By Jason Logsdon
  • Prep Time: 30 Minutes
  • Total Time: 2 Hours
  • Cooks: 140°F (60.0°C) for 1 to 2 hours

Chile Pepper Fire Vinegar Infusion Ingredients

For the Fire Vinegar Infusion

1 habanero pepper
1 serrano pepper
1 chipotle pepper in adobo sauce
1 poblano pepper
1.5 cups apple cider vinegar

Chile Pepper Fire Vinegar Infusion Instructions

For the Fire Vinegar Infusion

Preheat a water bath to 140°F (60.0°C).

While wearing gloves, remove the stems from the chile peppers and coarsely chop the flesh. Combine the peppers, their seeds, and the vinegar in a sous vide bag or Mason jar then seal and place in the water bath. Heat the infusion for 1 to 2 hours.

Prepare an ice bath with 1/2 ice and 1/2 water. Remove the bag or Mason jar from the water bath and place in the ice bath for 15 to 20 minutes. Strain the vinegar and store in a sealed container.

If you like this recipe you can get it and more than 140 other inspiring recipes to get you on your way to infusing success. It is all in my comprehensive book Modernist Cooking Made Easy: Infusions - Get Your Copy Today!

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Chile Pepper Fire Vinegar Infusion Recipe

PT120M Ingredients: 1 habanero pepper 1 serrano pepper 1 chipotle pepper in adobo sauce 1 poblano pepper 1.5 cups apple cider vinegar