Javelina Red Sauce Review

Javelina Red Sauce – From WesTexasHerbs.com

Jason Russo of TexasFood.com (reviewed here) sent us a bottle of Javelina Red Sauce to review.

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Javelina Red Sauce

I opened this bottle not expecting much because the ingredient list seemed so simple. My first taste was on tacos made by a friend that lacked the spiciness we are used to in our taco recipe. I was happy to find that Javelina Red Sauce really kicked up the taco, and gave it a credible amount of heat…. not so hot you couldn’t stand it, but full of flavor with a nice heat that lingered.

That’s the way I like my hot sauce… give me some heat that stays with you, and a good flavor that makes you want more.

Ingredients: water, red peppers, salt, spices, peaches, garlic, acedic acid, xanthan gum, sodium benzoate as a preservative, habanero peppers

The first hit is vinegar with heat following. I have to tell you, when I first tasted this, I thought it was just another hot sauce, but after putting this on tacos, eggs, grilled cheese, and more, more than ever, it is my favorite hot sauce.

Spoonful of goodness

Spoonful of goodness

Label Closeup

Label Closeup

There’s no sugar in this recipe. The ingredient list includes peaches, but the fruit just smooths out the sauce, it doesn’t sweeten it. So if you’re expecting a sweet sauce, this is not the one for you. If you want a nice heat that lingers without hurting you too much, and gives you a nice flavor to boot, this is the one I recommend. I’m keeping it in my pantry!

Brian says “I like that this sauce is thin, with chunky bits in it. I’d love to try it on some grilled shrimp!”

And it’s a great deal at $2.89 for a 5 oz. bottle. You can order it here from TexasFood.com.

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This is Marilyn’s first official post on HotSauceDaily.com – be kind and leave a comment for her…

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Comments

  1. Thanks for the review Marilyn! This is a new hot sauce manufactured by the great folks of WesTexas Herbs down in Corpus Christi, TX.

    • Jason, thanks so much for turning me on to this sauce. It’s my new favorite! Now if I could get a gallon of it, I’d be set for at least a week…

  2. Great review, Marilyn! I can barely get my wife to take a whiff of a freshly-opened bottle of hot sauce, let alone write a review about it. ;)

  3. Shawn Mundell says:

    Nice review! I look forward to getting some.

    • Thank you, Shawn. Brian helped a little :-). I’ve gone through almost half a bottle in a week, it’s that good. Let me know what you think of it!

  4. Wow! That is a fantastic name for a hot sauce!
    .-= A post from Ol’ Benito’s blog …Benito’s Hot Sauce Review: Meem’s mango, Old Bricktucky Cayenne, Joes #1 Jalapa =-.

  5. michael urban says:

    I live in the clear lake area, near galveston. I want to see where the closest place is that i can get your sauce.

  6. Hello Michael,

    The closest retailer to you of the Javelina Sauce is in Port Lavaca. Send me an e-mail at [email protected] for the details. Alternatively, I can have it shipped right to your door if you order from TexasFood.com. Thanks for the interest and please let me know if you have any other questions.

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