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Ti Malice sauce in a bottle

Ti Malice - Homemade Haitian Hot Sauce

Easy homemade 10 ingredient Ti Malice Hot sauce. This Haitian hot sauce pairs well with poultry, fish, and red meat. A great sauce to help enhance the flavors of any dish.
Course Condiments, Sauce
Cuisine Caribbean, Haitian
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 12 People
Calories 44kcal


  • 6 Habanero Peppers Chopped; Scotch bonnet peppers are fine as well.
  • 1 Large onion Chopped
  • 2 Shallots Chopped
  • 3 Garlic cloves Chopped
  • Juice from 1 lime
  • Cup Oil Olive oil or vegetable oil
  • 2 Tbsp. Tomato paste
  • 1 Cup Water
  • Salt and pepper to taste Or ½ teaspoon black pepper and 1 tsp. kosher salt
  • 1 Cup Apple cider vinegar


  • Marinate onions and shallots in vinegar and lime juice for 1-2 hours in a saucepan.
  • Bring to a boil over medium low heat. This process should take about 5 -7 minutes.
  • Add the peppers, garlic, tomato paste, water, oil, salt and pepper. Stir. Lower the heat to low. Simmer for an additional 15 minutes. 
  • Let cool. You can leave the sauce as is and transfer it to an airtight container or use the preferred method of blending the ingredients.
  • When blending, allow the sauce to cool, then transfer to a high-quality blender. Blend until smooth.
  • Transfer to your desired bottles or airtight container and refrigerate.  


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Top tips for Sauce Ti-Malice
  1. Best to wear gloves when chopping the ingredients as the peppers are extremely hot and spicy.
  2. You can sauté the onions and shallots first instead of letting it marinate for 1 hour. However, the flavors will develop more if you marinate the onions and shallots first. Create Depth of flavor by adjusting the salt and pepper
  3. Make a large batch by doubling the ingredients. This is a perfect gift for friends during the holidays or special occasions.
  4. Use proper canning supplies to can the sauce.


Calories: 44kcal | Carbohydrates: 4g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 3g | Monounsaturated Fat: 2g | Sodium: 78mg | Potassium: 31mg | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 3IU | Vitamin C: 10mg | Calcium: 2mg | Iron: 1mg