Put all those peppers you grew or grabbed at the farmers' market to great use in sauces that are so potent, only a dab'll do.

By Bobby Melvin
June 13, 2017
Photo: Greg Dupree

(Sauces from left: Zhug, Homemade Sriracha, Fermented Jalapeño Hot Sauce, Sambal Oelek, West Indies-Style Hot Sauce)

1. Israeli

If you like chimichurri, you're bound to love herby-spicy Zhug.

View Recipe: Zhug

2. Thai

Make your own Homemade Sriracha for fresher flavor.

View Recipe: Homemade Sriracha

3. Southern U.S.

Fermented Jalapeño Hot Sauce offers tang as well as heat.

View Recipe: Jalapeño Hot Sauce

4. Indonesian

For pure chile fire, we leave the sugar out of our Sambal Oelek.

View Recipe: Sambal Oelek

5. Caribbean

West Indies-Style Hot Sauce is fantastically incendiary.View Recipe: West Indies-Style Hot Sauce