Piri Piri Sauce

READY IN: 168hrs 30mins
Recipe by alligirl

This recipe is taken from Emeril Lagasse's book - 'From Emeril's Kitchen'. The preface to the recipe states "This spicy Portuguese sauce is an awesome addition to any dish. Serve it as a condiment for seasoning soups or other pasta dishes to totally kick them up." The Portuguese had a huge influence on African cooking. Posted for ZWT. *Cooking time includes storage/wait time in fridge.*

Top Review by Elaniemay

My DH LOVES this stuff! We waited the 7 days before trying it and he says it keeps getting better. I did not strain it after pureeing, I tried but it looked mostly like oil. Made for ZWT8.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Combine all of the ingredients except the garlic in a medium heavy saucepan and cook, stirring, over high heat for 4 minutes.
  2. Add the garlic, remove from the heat, and let cool to room temperature.
  3. Pour into a food processor or blender and pulse until smooth.
  4. Strain through a fine-mesh strainer.
  5. Refrigerate in an airtight container for 7 days before using.

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