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Pineapple hot sauce served with fried chicken

Pineapple hot sauce

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  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Prep:
    • Cook:
    • plus overnight marinating
  • Easy
  • Serves 4

Pack a flavour punch with this pineapple hot sauce, featuring lime, chilli, cayenne and smoked paprika. It's the perfect partner for crispy fried chicken

  • Gluten-free
  • Vegetarian
Nutrition: Per serving
NutrientUnit
kcal98
fat4g
saturates3g
carbs13g
sugars13g
fibre2g
protein1g
salt0.1g
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Ingredients

  • 350g prepared pineapple chunks (use fresh, not canned)
  • 1 lime, zested and juiced
  • 1 red chilli, deseeded and finely chopped
  • ½ tsp smoked paprika
  • ½ tsp cayenne or chilli powder
  • 1 tbsp honey
  • 20g butter

Method

  • STEP 1

    Blitz the pineapple in a blender until smooth, then tip into a dry frying pan over a medium-high heat. Add the lime zest and juice. Stir in the chilli, paprika, cayenne or chilli powder and a pinch of salt and cook for about 5 mins, stirring continuously.

  • STEP 2

    Tip in the honey and let the mixture bubble for a couple more minutes until slightly thickened. Pour into a small heatproof bowl, stir in the butter and leave to cool. Will keep covered in the fridge for up to five days.

Goes well with

Recipe from Good Food magazine, August 2021

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