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Hellfire Hot Sauce

  • TOTAL TIME: 15 MIN
  • SERVINGS: Makes 1 1/2 cups
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Steven Raichlen checked out 53 countries to compile the 275 recipes in his latest book. He calls his hot sauce made in a cast-iron skillet "caveman food," a tribute to our universal origins.

  1. 3/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil
  2. 10 jalapeños, thinly sliced crosswise
  3. 10 garlic cloves, thinly sliced
  4. 3/4 cup cilantro leaves, coarsely chopped
  1. In a cast-iron skillet, heat the olive oil. Stir in all of the remaining ingredients and cook over high heat until the jalapeños and garlic begin to brown, about 2 minutes. Transfer to a bowl and serve.