Onion Chili Sauce

READY IN: 24hrs 30mins


  • 1 12
    lbs sweet onions, halved lenghwise and sliced
  • 14
    cup cooking oil (you might have to use more than 1/4 cup)
  • 1
    medium green bell pepper, cut into strips
  • 2
    jalapeno peppers, halved, seeded and thinly sliced (can use more or less)
  • 34
    cup store-bought chili sauce
  • 2 -4
    teaspoons hot sauce (I use President's Choice brand Louisiana hot sauce, it comes in a 6 ounce bottle)
  • 1
    tablespoon honey (or to taste)
  • salt (I use about 1/2 teaspoon)
  • 12
    teaspoon cinnamon
  • 18
    teaspoon clove


  • In a large skillet cook onion, covered in hot oil for about 20 minutes over medium heat, stirring occasionally (reduce heat to medium-low if onions begin to brown).
  • Add in the bell pepper and jalapeno peppers; cover with a lid and cook for 5 minutes, or until peppers are just tender.
  • Add in all remaining ingredients; mix to combine and bring to a boil; reduce the heat and simmer uncovered for about 5 minutes.
  • Cool to room temperature.
  • Refrigerate overnight beofre using.