How to Pair Hot Sauce with Food | Hot Ones Extra

  • Published on Oct 31, 2017
  • One of the most common questions in the Hot Ones mailbag is, "What hot sauce should I put on my lunch!?" Since Sean Evans can't reply to every photo of pizza and steak sent his way, he hooked up with the Hot Ones chili guru Noah Chaimberg of Heatonist to provide a masterclass that you can apply to ALL your meals. Time to get out of your Sriracha holding pattern and crank up the heat!
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  • Green Hotel
    Green Hotel 9 days ago

    Noah ears weren’t Red but at the end of the video they were. My ears do the same thing with Hot sauce and when I drink alcohol. Sean he never gets red when eats hot sauce.

  • rmbeavers
    rmbeavers Month ago

    I'm really partial to the smoke as well

  • Thaddeus Von Awesome

    $30 for a T-shirt? Come on, man!

  • Maddie Laake
    Maddie Laake 2 months ago

    I would've never thought to pair a sweet dessert with spice. Really want to try that now. Genius.

  • Seth Silverstein
    Seth Silverstein 2 months ago

    Dudes sounds like John Mulaney

  • Spike2501
    Spike2501 2 months ago


  • Cecilio Ravioli
    Cecilio Ravioli 3 months ago


  • Carter S
    Carter S 3 months ago +1

    Noah sounds exactly like John Mulaney

  • Emma Streckert
    Emma Streckert 3 months ago

    Two robots talking to each other. Sean is cringe enough... this guy is worse

  • iHateStolen?Clickbait &FakeContent

    Come here in the Philippines we have chili ice cream and I bet you it's worth it

  • Corey Brennan
    Corey Brennan 4 months ago

    whaat in the world is going on with seans neckline? left side is way off line

  • pepsiguzzler86
    pepsiguzzler86 4 months ago +1

    If Jenna Marbles and Kermit had a baby..... It would be the carefree and easy going Sean Evans

  • Zack Pimentel
    Zack Pimentel 4 months ago


  • Punkrock david
    Punkrock david 4 months ago +1

    Is this guy the voice of Andrew from big mouth?!?

    • Seth Silverstein
      Seth Silverstein 2 months ago

      No. That's John Mulaney. Sounds a lot like him though

  • aRELLA
    aRELLA 4 months ago

    I feel like this was an intermediate course

  • 16Mi Coco
    16Mi Coco 4 months ago

    If you close your eyes it’s John mulaney

  • Joe Campbell
    Joe Campbell 4 months ago

    I was surprised the ghost blueberry sauce didn't get paired with the steak, probably would be awesome with game or poultry as well.

  • uzi75020
    uzi75020 4 months ago

    Chipotle Tabasco is awesome on eggs!

  • reyes andrea
    reyes andrea 4 months ago

    I want to try them so bad :'(

  • samuseternal
    samuseternal 4 months ago

    Did anyone else notice how red Noah's ears were compared to the start of the video. Took that capsaicin like a champ!

  • Garrett K
    Garrett K 4 months ago

    Put the hot sauce on food & call it a day?

  • FusselKev
    FusselKev 4 months ago

    Szechuan sauce

  • Arek Borowski
    Arek Borowski 5 months ago

    one thing i learned from this video is sean doesnt really know how to use fork and knife combo :D

  • Tom Swearman
    Tom Swearman 5 months ago

    Why does Brooklynd have a D in it? Lol

  • Aran
    Aran 5 months ago +1

    "when pairing a hot sauce we wanna consider what the flavour of the food is" no shit

  • Marcus Valle
    Marcus Valle 5 months ago

    Noah sounds like John Mahlany

  • The Nard Dog
    The Nard Dog 5 months ago

    this hot sauce craze is over played already.

  • J-Pocket
    J-Pocket 6 months ago

    Hmmm....we've gone a bit far now haven't we? It's a condiment. U taste it, and you put it on food you think it will taste good on. Its subjective!

  • Dante The Dog
    Dante The Dog 6 months ago

    The BlueBerry Ghost Pepper from Bravado is awesome on vanilla ice cream

  • Stephen Burns
    Stephen Burns 6 months ago

    If you close your eyes and listen to this hot sauce guy he sounds like John Mulaney with a cold.

  • Matthias Horne
    Matthias Horne 6 months ago

    Love this show

  • Nathan Peterson
    Nathan Peterson 6 months ago

    Franks red hot on everything!!!

  • Sameer Siddiqui
    Sameer Siddiqui 6 months ago

    Sean love your show Hot Ones and I love heat but who the hell puts hot sauce on steak and mac n cheese? seriously

  • Anthony Ciccariello
    Anthony Ciccariello 6 months ago


  • Spencer Terry
    Spencer Terry 7 months ago

    I live for hot sauce

  • Edwin Diaz
    Edwin Diaz 8 months ago


  • PrPwnage
    PrPwnage 8 months ago

    Stop putting people on your show that I don't know.

  • Big Chungus II; revolution

    I thought sour skittles were spicy

  • fryguy 95
    fryguy 95 8 months ago

    Tobasco, Texas Pete, and buffalo sauce everywhere!

  • Jordan Sumner
    Jordan Sumner 8 months ago

    The way they both hold their cutlery makes them 2 completly different people

  • Justin Hembree
    Justin Hembree 8 months ago

    Mega death is as far as I’ve gone. Takin Arab of that on a wing ain’t a feat for the average man

  • Lake Eyezis
    Lake Eyezis 8 months ago

    I made some shelves in a big bay window to collect my hot sauces, I don't plan on eating them ,it's just art. Sorry no sqeeze bottles,

  • Doom Generation
    Doom Generation 9 months ago

    Please tell him to level out the doors on his fridge. GE Cafe series is too expensive to be off level haha.

  • Alex Kinney
    Alex Kinney 9 months ago

    I just want to eat more hot sauce with evrything

  • Tubebrerry
    Tubebrerry 10 months ago

    Putting hot sauce on everything you eat is a fast track to jumping the culinary shark.

  • Travis Bull
    Travis Bull 10 months ago

    I love valentina

  • blackmagic
    blackmagic 10 months ago

    i´m not doing all that i´m just puttting all five sauces they have and choose my fav

  • Cassandra Genc
    Cassandra Genc 10 months ago +1

    The Heatonist sounds straight up like John Mulaney!

  • Abraham Silva
    Abraham Silva 10 months ago

    7:00 you missed the opportunity to say spicy sidewalk.

  • 666LaVey666
    666LaVey666 11 months ago

    I just made some chili sauce out of a random chili mix i am used to buying. I've never made sauce of it though and with added garlic, mustard and onion it is incredibly spicy but with sirup and apple cider vinegar it just hits my mouth with a whole symphony as you called it. I also added some bland tomato sauce, some fresh tomatoes and some carrots. It's really really good on potato soup and bolognese but i have to try it in some other dishes too.

  • Paweł Kęcerski
    Paweł Kęcerski 11 months ago

    5:55 Somebody should teach Sean how to use a fork; he's been eating with his hands for way too long.

  • SimpleKhajiit
    SimpleKhajiit Year ago

    ice cream and hot source in one thumbnail... this is my kinda video

  • RackhirTheRed
    RackhirTheRed Year ago

    I've paired hot sauces with steak for years. I usually do it as part of a marinade but that's just how I roll.
    I'd have never thought of hot sauce with ice cream though. I certainly try it, because what the hell why not, but I'm still trying to wrap my head around it.

  • Jeffrey Lorien
    Jeffrey Lorien Year ago

    Doooood! Learn how to use a knife and fork, lol.

  • XTCAnubis
    XTCAnubis Year ago

    The worst and best part of you guys is one thing. Netflix should hire yall cause I want 30 mins rather then 10-15 mins of a show and your show is way to good to pass up. the worst part is netflix isnt seeing the amazing youtube shows and signing them. Ya'll are the ones that need to be signed.

  • Mark Bennett
    Mark Bennett Year ago

    I'd happily give Sean a tutorial on how to hold a charge

  • Officer K
    Officer K Year ago

    I don’t even like hot sauce but I love these videos.

  • Reaperofterror
    Reaperofterror Year ago

    Hot ones got me into hot sauces. Decided the first sauce to try was Da Bomb, had many co workers join in, then got a hotter version of da bomb and Maddog 357. Followed by a collection of hot sauces

  • Dalton Wildwood Productions

    Ok. So Tabasco is the godfather of all this. Where does it measure up?

  • Windspirit_wav theAudioFile

    just a thought: fans/critics/watchers may say Sean is cold, but really it's a lack of transitions. That said, keep being awesome Sean. I personally don't mind it (considering, I'm a self proclaimed heatonist), but I can see how others might think that he may be rather cold or whatever, but if you love the magic of hot sauces, you should not be "worried" about "transitions." KEEP UP THE GREAT INTERVIEWS AND BADASSERY, SEAN!

  • cocoaman20
    cocoaman20 Year ago

    Sean seems so irritated by having to make this video

  • Forensic Panda
    Forensic Panda Year ago

    I genuinely hate hot sauce, but i love this channel!

  • Forester155
    Forester155 Year ago

    Holy SHIT I recognized the Heatonist test kitchen!

  • Cresy06
    Cresy06 Year ago

    why no Da Bomb Beyond Insanity?

  • Travis Kopet
    Travis Kopet Year ago

    franks red hot fucking sucks

  • Fleur Lambert
    Fleur Lambert Year ago

    seal psychologist fluid wherever ski favor document deep seize.

  • Sean Alley
    Sean Alley Year ago

    Wow, pretentious much? I wish I could make a living by acting like I know all about hot sauces....but I do...hmmm. If you are not eating Scorpion sauce on the reg, you can't be the head of "Hot Ones".

  • Black Orfice
    Black Orfice Year ago

    What is that accent?

  • idol hands
    idol hands Year ago


  • Uremawife Nowdave

    My god Sean can’t use cutlery. He’s holding it like it’s a new principle to him.

  • Lady Space
    Lady Space Year ago

    Sean's gotta be baked in this. I thought it was on the wrong speed, he sounds like he's in slow-mo.

  • kossnfx
    kossnfx Year ago

    "something simple as a steak?" ... I don't think you're cooking correctly...

  • John McNab
    John McNab Year ago

    I'm disappointed at how Sean grabs a fork :(

  • Helle Marie
    Helle Marie Year ago

    why is shipping to norway 33 bucks????

  • Carlos Lang
    Carlos Lang Year ago

    michael blackson

  • Nelson Kim
    Nelson Kim Year ago

    Damn Noah is incredibly boring. The second he starts talking I wait for him to end.

  • UnknownAlias678
    UnknownAlias678 Year ago

    No lie, Sean - I need to find your grey jacket for a birthday present. Help? #Style

  • sweetlowsounds
    sweetlowsounds Year ago

    I am a newbie with the sauce. I did try Valentina on ben and jerry's americone....... ho lee fuk.

  • plutoburn
    plutoburn Year ago

    As a wine sommelier what he says makes a lot of sense to me. Sauce pairing is like wine pairing,

  • Sander Skram
    Sander Skram Year ago

    Crusty fried onion and a little bit of strong and Sweet yellow mustard & some Tabasco habanero on a 4 type cheese pizza😍✌🏻

  • Dust Ж
    Dust Ж Year ago +1

    Who tf puts hot sauce on a steak?

  • Paul Painter
    Paul Painter Year ago

    Don’t get me wrong. I LOVE hot sauce! Still I don’t need to pair anything when I got Hot Ones Fiery Chipotle and Secret Aardvark Habenero Hot Sauce in my fridge. Sure they aren’t the hottest, but NOTHING beats them for the combo of heat, flavor, and versatility.

  • stradomyre
    stradomyre Year ago

    2:41 Top 10 Greatest Anime Betrayals

  • MiG-21bis Fishbed-L

    Anything to get people off of friggin Tabasco.

  • isabestest
    isabestest Year ago

    Get Khalid on hot ones

  • sortilegus
    sortilegus Year ago

    I'm a vegetarian, so I struggle to find food to pairs with my hot sauce. Mostly eggs and vegan wings. Never thought of ice cream and hot sauce lol

  • barcode1963
    barcode1963 Year ago

    I only used Tabasco & Franks all my life until I came across First We Feast on TVclip & now I been trying the ones they use on there video's & WOW I have been missing a lot Thanks Sean Evans for educating my taste buds !

  • Riko
    Riko Year ago +16

    This guy is like Bob Ross of hot sauces

  • Rowen Kingston
    Rowen Kingston Year ago

    If you put hot sauce on steak near me i will elbow you in the jaw

  • Jonathan Batley
    Jonathan Batley Year ago

    Is anyone else bothered by how Sean cuts a steak?

  • John Abad
    John Abad Year ago

    Look at the damn camera Noah!

  • Venator #5507
    Venator #5507 Year ago

    I fucking love Noah a ton. He always seems so happy and excited to talk about the hot sauces that he's passionate about.

  • szucsipiano
    szucsipiano Year ago

    his ears got so red

  • Bastiaan van het Hoff

    Christmas good violation train my sculpture bottom toward over insurance though

  • HaxorDoodle
    HaxorDoodle Year ago

    How do we get all of these sauces ?? and the ones on hot ones D:

  • Jhonsy Cool
    Jhonsy Cool Year ago

    Its my birthdays

  • Jhonsy Cool
    Jhonsy Cool Year ago

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  • road runner bill
    road runner bill Year ago

    All those dishes look good as fuck

  • Sara Yang
    Sara Yang Year ago

    What would Anthony Bourdain think/or say about ( FIRST WE FEAST ) ?

  • Erik Ahl
    Erik Ahl Year ago

    5:14 seschua sauce riiiiiick get the sauce