Top Hot Sauces for 2022

It’s that time of year again, when we celebrate our love for hot sauce! We know that not everyone appreciates the spicy kick of a good hot sauce, but for those who do, there’s nothing quite like it.

But what makes a great hot sauce? For us, it’s not just about the heat – it’s about the flavor too. A hot sauce should have a unique taste and style that sets it apart from the rest. It should be more than just a spicy feeling in your mouth – it should have an element that takes it to another level.

We’ve spent the last year scouring the market for the most unique and delicious hot sauces out there, and we’re excited to share our findings with you. Our list includes a range of flavors, from the classic and traditional to the bold and adventurous.


chutni punch
chutni punch

I recently tried CHUTNI PUNCH spice blends and was blown away by their unique and delicious flavors. As a food enthusiast, I appreciate the care and attention that has gone into creating these blends based on traditional Indian family recipes. The three flavors – Savory Chana, Super Sesame, and Spicy Peanut – are all equally tasty and versatile. I’ve used them on everything from eggs and salad to pizza and meats, and they always add an extra punch of flavor.

Not only are the spices delicious, but they’re also vegan and gluten-free, which makes them accessible to a wide range of people. They’re also reasonably priced at $12 each or $35 for a 3-pack.

In short, CHUTNI PUNCH spice blends are a great gift for foodies and anyone looking to add some exciting new flavors to their cooking. I would highly recommend them and think they would make great stocking stuffers.

Lee Kum Kee

Lee Kum Kee is known for their original Chinese hot sauce, commonly known as Sriracha. This sauce has been a staple in many Chinese take-out restaurants and has gained a loyal following among foodies and hot sauce enthusiasts alike. The Chiu Chow style of Sriracha is particularly sought after, with its unique blend of garlic, chili peppers, and vinegar creating a savory and spicy flavor that is hard to resist.

Growing up, I remember asking the local Chinese take-out restaurant for extra Sriracha sauce whenever I ordered. The sauce used to come in small, plastic containers that were barely enough for a single serving. Now, thanks to the popularity of Sriracha and the efforts of Lee Kum Kee, it is readily available in larger bottles at most grocery stores.

Despite the convenience of being able to buy Sriracha at any store, the taste of Lee Kum Kee’s original Sriracha sauce remains unmatched. The sauce has a bold and spicy flavor that is perfect for adding a kick to any dish. Whether you’re looking to elevate a simple bowl of noodles or add some heat to a grilled chicken sandwich, Lee Kum Kee’s Sriracha is the perfect choice.

Wild Green

Wild Green is an artisanal hot sauce company that offers a wide range of flavors, from the unique and exotic like “Single Malt Whiskey” to the more traditional barbecue sauces and even a “Bold and Tangy” option. What sets Wild Green apart from other hot sauce companies is their commitment to using only all-natural ingredients. This means that their hot sauces are not only delicious and flavorful, but also made with the best quality ingredients.

If you’re a fan of hot sauce, then you’ll definitely want to try Wild Green’s six-pack. This set includes all of their most popular flavors, allowing you to sample the full range of what Wild Green has to offer. Whether you’re a hot sauce connoisseur or just looking for something new and exciting to add to your meals, Wild Green has something for everyone.

In addition to their delicious flavors, Wild Green is also dedicated to sustainability. They use eco-friendly packaging and support local farmers and suppliers whenever possible. This means that not only are you getting a high-quality product, but you’re also supporting a company that values the environment and the community.

So if you want to add some unique and tasty flavors to your meals, be sure to check out Wild Green. Whether you’re looking for a spicy kick to your breakfast eggs, a tangy sauce for your grilled chicken, or something to add a little heat to your favorite soups and stews, Wild Green has you covered. Order their six-pack today and discover the delicious world of Wild Green hot sauce.



When it comes to hot sauces, there are so many options out there that it can be overwhelming to choose just one. That’s why I was excited to discover Herdez, a brand that offers a unique twist on traditional hot sauce. Their avocado hot sauce is unlike anything I’ve ever tasted before, and it has quickly become a staple in my kitchen.

The creamy texture and subtle flavor of avocado adds a depth and richness to the sauce that I absolutely love. It pairs perfectly with guacamole, providing an added kick without overwhelming the delicate avocado flavor. And even though it has a nice kick, it’s not too spicy for those who don’t enjoy overly hot sauces.

In addition to the avocado hot sauce, Herdez also offers a range of other flavors, including chipotle, habanero, and jalapeno. Each one is carefully crafted to provide the perfect balance of flavor and heat, making them a fantastic option for anyone looking to spice up their meals.

Elda’s Kitchen

Elda’s Kitchen is a brand that caught my attention with its unique flavors and retro 1950s packaging. I recently discovered their whiskey wings flavor and was blown away by the taste. It’s a unique and delicious blend of sweet and spicy flavors, and I can’t get enough of it.

In addition to the whiskey wings, Elda’s Kitchen offers a range of other tasty and innovative flavors such as bacon mac and cheese, beer and pretzel, and jalapeno popper. Their sauces are perfect for adding a kick of flavor to any dish, and I love how the packaging adds to the overall experience.

I highly recommend trying Elda’s Kitchen if you’re looking for a new and exciting way to spice up your meals. Their sauces are perfect for any occasion, whether it’s a backyard barbecue or a casual dinner at home. I guarantee you won’t be disappointed.

fuego box


Fuego Box

The name Fuego Box says it all! This hot sauce brand isn’t messing around with catchy names like “Mary’s Happy Sauce”. Instead, it goes straight for the jugular and lets you know that it’s going to bring the heat. But it’s not just the name that sets Fuego Box apart – it’s also the presentation. The sauce is packaged in a wooden box, which adds to the fiery theme. Plus, the unique flavors, like the Hawaiian one, make this sauce stand out even more.

The wooden box itself is a great touch. It feels sturdy and well-made, and gives the impression that the hot sauce inside is something special. Plus, the wood adds to the overall theme of fire and heat. It’s almost as if you could burn the box itself, if you wanted to (but please don’t try that at home).

But let’s talk about the sauce itself. Fuego Box offers a range of flavors, from classic hot sauce options like habanero and jalapeno, to more unique options like the aforementioned Hawaiian flavor. Each sauce is made with high-quality ingredients and has a great balance of heat and flavor. The Hawaiian sauce, for example, has a nice sweetness to it, thanks to the pineapple and coconut milk, which balances out the heat from the habanero peppers.

Overall, Fuego Box is a unique hot sauce brand that offers great flavors and a fun presentation. If you’re a fan of hot sauce, then this is definitely a brand you should check out. From the name and the packaging, to the flavors themselves, Fuego Box has a lot to offer.


hotpot queen
hotpot queen


I recently had the pleasure of trying Hotpot Queen’s Chili, and I have to say it did not disappoint. The málà flavor was incredibly bold and spicy, yet still managed to have a depth of flavor that lingered on my tongue. It was the perfect complement to the hotpot dishes I was enjoying, adding a kick of heat without overwhelming the other ingredients.

The care and attention to detail that goes into crafting Hotpot Queen’s Chili is evident in every bite. The chili peppers are carefully selected and blended to create a unique and balanced flavor profile that truly captures the essence of Sichuan cuisine.

In addition to the delicious flavor, the packaging of Hotpot Queen’s Chili is also worth mentioning. The vibrant red and gold colors are a nod to the rich cultural heritage of Chongqing, and the traditional Chinese characters used on the label add a nice touch of authenticity.

Overall, I highly recommend Hotpot Queen’s Chili to anyone looking to add a dose of bold flavor to their hotpot dishes. It’s a delicious and authentic taste of Sichuan cuisine that will transport you to the heart of Chongqing.