Cholula Hot Sauce

     Providing a tantalizing taste adventure for the hot sauce lover, Cholula hot sauce seethes with the robust flavor of piquin peppers, chile arbol, and other unique spices that complement the natural flavor of foods. Known as the "flavorful fire," Cholula is a versatile and addicting sauce that can deliciously regenerate such ordinary foods as omelets, soups, meats and even alcoholic drinks like Bloody Marys, without the sometimes harsh bite of Tabasco sauce.

Makers of Cholula have created three other kinds of their sauce in addition to the original recipe. These are:

  • Cholula Chipotle hot sauce--a zesty combination of Cholula's "flavorful fire" and the sweetly smoky taste of Chipotle peppers.

  • Cholula Chili Garlic hot sauce-- a blend of ground, fresh garlic and that "flavorful fire" which infuses pizza, chicken and soups with a taste only a "straight from hell" hot sauce can especially give to foods.

  • Cholula Chili Lime hot sauce--in addition to the savory taste sensation of their original hot sauce, Cholula adds a delicious suggestion of tangy lime to this recipe that makes eating tortilla chips and seafood seem like a scrumptious dream.

History of Cholula

     Cholula is the name of a 2,500 year old city in Mexico that originally meant "the place of retreat" in pre-Hispanic language. As a popular hot sauce in regional areas, Cholula rapidly expanded its fan base into larger cities where it eventually became recognized by its trademark wooden cap and bright yellow label. Perfected in the small town of Chapala which is near Guadalajara, Cholula hot sauce has been enhancing the flavor of food for nearly four generations in Mexico and made its way to American tastebuds about ten years ago.

Creating a Savory Dish with Cholula

    Want to impress family members with a soup that will have them scraping the bottom of their bowls? Try this Cholula Chicken Corn Chowder recipe:

  • three cups of chicken broth
  • two cups of cooked and diced chicken breast
  • 1/2 cup of flour
  • one cup of diced celery and onion
  • 1/2 or a red pepper, diced
  • two cans of drained corn
  • two tablespoons of Cholula hot sauce
  • 1/2 tablespoon of Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/2 tablespoon of thyme
  • one bay leaf
  • milk as needed
  • one cup diced bacon

     Combine bacon, onion and red pepper in saucepan and cook for several minutes. Add flour, stirring so ingredients don't turn brown. Slowly add the remaining ingredients and bring the mixture to a boil. Simmer for about 30 minutes until the chowder begins to thicken. Don't forget to take out the bay leaf, pour in milk until the chowder is as thick you want it to be and serve it with pride.

Drinks Using Cholula Hot Sauce

     What better way to entertain than to make these wonderfully invigorating mixed drinks for unsuspecting guests:

Mexican Standoff

  • one tall glass
  • one cup of crushed ice
  • 1 1/2 ounce of Cuervo Especial
  • one teaspoon of Cholula original
  • four ounces of pink grapefruit juice

Monterrey Martini

  • Pour two ounces of vodka and 1/2 teaspoon of Cholula over ice into a shaker and shake
  • Pour the mixture into a strainer over a martini glass. Add garnishment of one Jalapeno stuffed olive

Gold Coast Sunburn

  • Pour one ounce of vodka over one cup of ice.
  • Add one teaspoon of Cholula
  • Mix with 1/2 orange juice, 1/2 Sprite
  • Garnish with orange or lemon slice

     Try experimenting with the reckless, bold flavor of Cholula hot sauce and see what sort of delectable inventions you can create.

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