How to Make Hot Sauce | Hot Ones Extra

  • Published on Jan 16, 2018
  • Sean Evans has spent nearly 100 episodes choking down hot sauce. But does he have what it takes to make his own concoction? Anxious to turn the tables, Sean teams up with Hot Ones legend Erica Diehl-better known as Queen Majesty-for a crash-course in the hot sauce-making commandments. From a mild pineapple and jalapeño sauce to a fiery "Sicilian" scorpion blend, Sean learns how to slice, chop, and churn his way to new hot-sauce heights.
    A special thank you to Homesweet Homegrown for supplying the scorpion peppers. The pineapple and jalapeño recipe will appear in a forthcoming cookbook from High River Sauce's Steve Seabury.
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  • Mr Help
    Mr Help Day ago

    I rubbed my eyes and I thought I was gonna die, but then I came to my senses and realized I'm not in the video.

  • sylvester edem torsoo

    Can you eat this with French fries? Both sauces?

  • Manubibi Walsh
    Manubibi Walsh 4 days ago

    I just made this! Of course I have no idea what to do with the American measurements so I had to go “by eye” and go with my instinct and I couldn’t find a jalapeño at the shop so I used a habanero and it was still goddamn great and spicy but not excessively. Also found out just how much tastier pineapple is when grilled... I had no idea but it really does taste absolutely fantastic. Wow.

  • HoverBlade YT
    HoverBlade YT 8 days ago

    Omg i love hot shit

  • Christopher Burgert
    Christopher Burgert 10 days ago

    I gotta make the Scorpion sauce.

  • Precooledear05
    Precooledear05 10 days ago

    where is this sauce sold?

  • Jasper Auld
    Jasper Auld 11 days ago

    Boi you are high as FUCK.
    Love you Sean, stay you.

  • Chef Bambu
    Chef Bambu 11 days ago

    Not sure why Sean is there. Never point at the camera and try wearing a shirt more appropriate for the kitchen. Not cool dude. Read what others said about you and "learn".

  • Zetsu
    Zetsu 11 days ago

    what is 1 cup in gram or ml? :D

  • Michael Clucas
    Michael Clucas 13 days ago

    put a bunch of shit in a blender and call it a hot sauce!! lol thanks chef!

  • Edwin Rojas
    Edwin Rojas 17 days ago

    Heat sauce to 185 does that apply to the first one too?

  • liquid snake
    liquid snake 18 days ago

    She looks like she got a attitude, her face expression, is to serious, she doesn't get enough dick.

  • ryan looney
    ryan looney 19 days ago

    I just tried to replicate the second sauce (Sicilian Scorpion) albeit cutting a few ingredients because I didn't have them readily available. I omitted the parsley and the Vermouth and substituted the Scorpion for a Habanero. The heat and garlic was perfect, however I found the Apple Cider Vinegar overpowering. Not a terrible sauce; it's good on wings but not sure what else. Perhaps me omitting some items did this recipe a disservice.

  • Chinmay Upadhye
    Chinmay Upadhye 22 days ago

    I know I'll be making this on my own

  • moocru22
    moocru22 23 days ago

    9000 scoville for a scotch bonnet sauce? Seems a bit low ha

  • Bryan Cable
    Bryan Cable 23 days ago

    Ferment the peppers like chilli chump then you don't have to ruin the sauce with vinegar to keep it shelf stable.

  • WT Z
    WT Z 27 days ago

    She is a s HOT as her sauce !!!...

  • Spencer Hunsaker
    Spencer Hunsaker 28 days ago

    What is the shelf life of the sauces without bottling?

  • Carlos Maestas
    Carlos Maestas 29 days ago

    Look at the back of a Tabasco bottle. Combine two ingredients. Ratio???? There’s the trick

  • MusZico13
    MusZico13 29 days ago

    Gal gadot

  • Tommy Veee
    Tommy Veee 29 days ago

    1:04 sean's face translates into " Ohhhhh yeaaa, That's my kinda girl!"

  • Nate Rich
    Nate Rich Month ago

    He falls in love, she misses her gf

  • merbear 420
    merbear 420 Month ago +1

    Wait I had to pause in the first half minute. Long Island City is NOT brooklyn so why does their poster say that? It's Queens!

  • bestfullyy
    bestfullyy Month ago

    sean has got one of the worst voices

  • Eric Gray
    Eric Gray Month ago

    Made the second hot sauce today... very tasty. It comes out more of a thick, salsa-like hot sauce. Very tasty, but if you want to bottle it for a shake or two on your nachos, boil it for a bit to pasteurize it and strain out the solids... and the taste is on point.


    I might eventually try my hand at hot sauce. My father used to make his own hot sauce. I'm just terrible at anything kitchen wise but since it involves a blender and pretty much no other kitchen skills besides having good taste buds, I think its worth giving a shot.

  • Poke Max
    Poke Max Month ago

    You should have this woman on the show

  • James G
    James G Month ago

    So much misinformation in this video. For one there's plenty of all natural high quality sauces out there. Burns and McCoy, Angry Goat, Pex Peppers, just to name a few. She didn't look very hard. One trip to and you should have as much non extract high quality all natural hot sauce you can use. Secondly you don't need vinegar at all to make good sauce. It should only be added enough to bring the pH down for food safety reasons, not for flavor(unless a vinegar forward sauce is your thing which is subjective) . There's plenty of vinegar forward cheap sauces available on a store shelf. Third, the seeds themselves don't have any heat. The capsaicin(which is where the heat comes from) is in the oil which is in the placenta which is the white part of the pepper which the seeds are attached to. Removing the seeds only removes bitterness. Removing the placenta will remove heat. Pretty sad that a hobby sauce maker can give you guys better information than some "chef".

  • Donald Slayton
    Donald Slayton Month ago

    Personally would swap the ratios of bell peppers and scorpion peppers

  • Brian Eats Alot
    Brian Eats Alot Month ago +20

    1:03 “I put hot sauce on everything that I eat”
    Seans Brain: I found my soul mate

    • Cow Farts
      Cow Farts Month ago

      Plot twist. She bats for the other team.

  • Zak James
    Zak James Month ago

    Nutella and Bread, Chocolate Milk, and Ketchup will all completely neutralize spice in the mouth

  • GormyGorm
    GormyGorm Month ago

    Is the pineapple recipe able to be bottled?

  • Beer Charger
    Beer Charger Month ago

    Hey you made a mistake in your video explaining how to make the sicilian hot sauce. Your infographic says 1 TBSP of parsley when the lady said '2 table spoons.

  • Gotsta Bag Jo' Momma

    Hey Sean

  • Cynthia P
    Cynthia P Month ago

    It is somehow satisfying to see Sean cough after smelling it. He doesn't seem phased by any of the Hot Ones sauces, so seeing him eat a bite and it's obviously pretty hot is a warning to novices!

  • Vlad Kononchuk
    Vlad Kononchuk Month ago +2

    I want to be a hot sauce chef so bad 😭

  • Will Will
    Will Will Month ago

    Need to make a follow up to this

  • SkyRoseRave
    SkyRoseRave Month ago

    vanessa hudgens is quaking in hives

  • Russel Walker
    Russel Walker Month ago +1

    So hot sauce lady is hot. That's ironic

  • Anas Lasri
    Anas Lasri Month ago

    Gal Gadot sure knows how to make hot sauce

  • LagiNaLangAko23
    LagiNaLangAko23 Month ago

    I'm the only spice you'll ever need - Spicy Stark, 2015

  • Richard Adams
    Richard Adams Month ago

    I'd like to put hot sauce on those sexy lips of hers!

  • jimmy3le9plus
    jimmy3le9plus Month ago

    Erica is tight, dude..

  • Vallecend
    Vallecend Month ago

    Yea you know, just casually reviewing a hot sauce after eating a considerable amount of big deal

  • SoggyBottoms
    SoggyBottoms Month ago

    How does Sean not know how to hold a knife

  • Mia L.
    Mia L. Month ago +8

    the entire time i thought Sean was calling her Queen Majesty to flirt. Only in the end I realised that's like her company name or whatever

  • Somethin Fancy
    Somethin Fancy Month ago

    You look like Murray

  • Quackby
    Quackby Month ago

    I do love Sean

  • smarschmellow
    smarschmellow Month ago

    *coughs all over hot sauce in the intro*

  • William L
    William L Month ago +1

    I bet every night Sean listens to Pink Floyd's Wish You Were Here and thinks about Erica

  • Leo Vinchi
    Leo Vinchi Month ago +3

    i always wanted to taste Blue berries and carolina reaper... in honey.

  • Evan Vandermeer
    Evan Vandermeer Month ago

    1:00 Seans thinking what im thinking hes thinking.

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  • The Genaral
    The Genaral Month ago +1

    1:05 turned Sean Evans on...after the lady made the comment about hot sauce...

  • Mario Anibal Rodriguez

    She's hot....pun intended

  • garry arganis
    garry arganis Month ago

    thanks for doing this i have being trying to find a recipe to my liking for ages

    NRDNLGHT TTV Month ago

    She's really pretty and the sauce making is really satisfying to watch , more please! :D

  • Dick Wallace
    Dick Wallace Month ago

    I love her.

  • Jack Batterson
    Jack Batterson Month ago

    Loved this!

  • Taylor Adams
    Taylor Adams Month ago

    This video has saved me soooooo much money over the past several months (and earned heatonist/hot ones money too because I haven't stopped buying them)

  • Sam Brewster
    Sam Brewster 2 months ago

    Sean Evans looks like Justin Timberlake lol

  • Richard Mullins
    Richard Mullins 2 months ago

    4:55 that Italian parsley is past its best before date

  • Richard Mullins
    Richard Mullins 2 months ago

    Santoku knives suck

  • Kristin Wright
    Kristin Wright 2 months ago

    I prefer the flavor of fermenting the sauce. It means just blending the chiles, garlic and onion if you are using it and leaving it on the counter for about a week to bubble. Then strain it and add the rest of the ingredients and adjust with more vinegar if that is what is wanted. I like the idea of the pineapple jalapeño though. I still think I would ferment it.

  • тυятlє
    тυятlє 2 months ago +1

    Pause @6:36 and send him this on april 1 ........ #JustaFool

  • silentdecay
    silentdecay 2 months ago +1

    Geezus fawk. .... Super sexy video then you add the gorgeous Chef. Daaaaamn. !! Much love spie lawds

  • marty keller
    marty keller 2 months ago +1

    I'm gonna be rocking hot peppers in my aeroponic garden next crop.
    I'm so glad you're making this vid!!

  • Marc Henri
    Marc Henri 2 months ago

    Loved this video, and wished you had more of these episodes - thank you very much. 🤞🙏😍

  • shanny Allen
    shanny Allen 2 months ago +1

    jalaPENo no PINO

    driving me crazy

  • D-E-A 33
    D-E-A 33 2 months ago +1

    gald gadot hot Sauce edition

  • kyle tolsmire
    kyle tolsmire 2 months ago

    Whats the shelf like on these hot sauces?

  • Tom The Plummer
    Tom The Plummer 2 months ago

    I eat jalapeños like candy. I make Serrano, avocado, lime and cilantro. Great on chips, burritos and eggs even steak.

  • Richardlizhu
    Richardlizhu 2 months ago

    She kind of looks a little bit like Gal Gadot

  • Dylan Salmon
    Dylan Salmon 2 months ago +3

    I T ‘ S
    C H E M I S T R Y
    T I M E

  • walter michiels
    walter michiels 2 months ago

    only 2 pepers that cant be very hot

  • Daniel Till I Die
    Daniel Till I Die 2 months ago


  • Dr. VegaPunK
    Dr. VegaPunK 2 months ago

    she is hot hehe anyway she looks very similar to ""colette tatou"" from the movie ratatouille

  • William Vouk
    William Vouk 2 months ago


  • Kaylin Claude Pillay
    Kaylin Claude Pillay 2 months ago

    What was the music in the background??

  • Daniel Vasquez
    Daniel Vasquez 2 months ago

    Just made the pineapple one and its to good on pineapple its self

  • Mads Bachmann
    Mads Bachmann 2 months ago

    Gonna try this with my Rimmerhus Fun Strain, yum.

  • _kwiatt
    _kwiatt 2 months ago

    Same thing about boiling with the jalapeno one? Before bottlin that

  • Chad Tidwell
    Chad Tidwell 2 months ago

    Thought I was going to finally know how you make yours.

  • kx Kaz
    kx Kaz 2 months ago

    Do you bottle it right away after heating it up or wait for it to cool down?

  • JoMiSa
    JoMiSa 2 months ago +2

    Sean got hot and bothered 1:00. Lol

  • StovePipe Battleaxe
    StovePipe Battleaxe 2 months ago +1

    I want more of this!

  • Andres Valdez
    Andres Valdez 2 months ago

    She looks hot herself.

  • Dj May
    Dj May 2 months ago

    I thaught the jalapinos were bell peppers

  • Robin S
    Robin S 2 months ago

    oh my goodness i need to make that pineapple sauce asap! that looks perfect!

  • Kyle Stenger
    Kyle Stenger 2 months ago

    1:05 “I need to wife this girl”

  • overrideFunction
    overrideFunction 2 months ago +1

    I just made the first sauce but added in Serranos and Habenaros in addition to the Jalapenos to make it a bit spicier. It was fantastic and a huge hit with the family. Even the kids liked it!

  • Elek Romero
    Elek Romero 2 months ago

    That girl is so hot

  • Dragon Balla
    Dragon Balla 2 months ago

    She’s awesome!

  • Mark Pemberton
    Mark Pemberton 2 months ago

    People make weird assumptions about Sean and read into his shtick too much. He's just doing his job. Besides, I'm sure he's only attracted to giant anthropomorphic bottles of hotsauce.

  • Miran Anwar
    Miran Anwar 2 months ago


  • Eric Widder
    Eric Widder 2 months ago

    I use ripe vine tomatoes when I make my sauce and 3 different times of onions. I need to make some more!

  • Austin Valdivia
    Austin Valdivia 2 months ago +1

    “It is chemistry time” that it is Sean

  • Lorrie
    Lorrie 2 months ago

    Why can't I have a VitaMix?

  • Merica
    Merica 3 months ago

    She needs to be a guest at the table

  • Kit Coffey
    Kit Coffey 3 months ago

    "scenic" LIC. LOL you're making the rent too damn high.