Valentina Black Label Extra Hot Sauce (12.5oz) – Authentic Mexican Hot Sauce. This spicier version delivers 2,100 SHU — more than double the heat of its original.
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I love this sauce on hot dogs, eggs, all Mexican dishes (duh), and even seafood. I tried it on ceviche, and it gave just the right amount of spice kick without ruining the eating experience.
Just like most mass-market hot sauces, Valentina is an extremely usable. The heat is family-friendly, and the flavor is tasty, yet simple — so it doesn’t (easily) overtake the flavors of your dishes.
As mentioned, puya pepper is the chili pepper in Valentina Hot Sauce. And these chilies have a jalapeño level heat, just with a higher floor: 5,000 to 8,000 Scoville heat units.
Valentina’s factory is located in Guadalajara, Mexico, and is generating employment for over 125 families in the area. While, yes, this is a mass market hot sauce, there are strong family roots here, and the company has been going strong since 1960.
The salt flavor is there and well-balanced. Valentina Hot Sauce rings in at 64 mg of sodium per teaspoon, 3% of your daily value. Granted, you may find yourself using quite a few teaspoons in a sitting, so that can add up fast. That’s especially true compared to a dasher sauce like Tabasco Original Red that’s lower in sodium and takes quite a few dashes to equal a teaspoon.
Valentina’s salsa muy picante, or extra hot sauce, is a great chilli sauce for delivering fiery heat. Valentina extra hot sauce is made from arbol chillies which rank between 15,000 and 30,000 units on the Scoville scale of chilli heat.
Buy Valentina Salsa Muy Picante (Extra Hot) 370ml from Pepe’s Mexican and experience the true taste of Mexico. We ship Valentina Salsa Muy Picante (Extra Hot) 370ml Australia-wide. Free pick up in Brisbane.
Add Valentina extra hot sauce to Mexican soups and stews for an exciting kick or use it to liven up a chilli con carne.
Valentina’s salsa muy picante, or extra hot sauce, is a great chilli sauce for delivering fiery heat.
Is Valentina hot sauce spicy?
The flavor is tangy, spicy, and slightly vinegary. It is available in two varieties (yellow label and black label). The yellow label has medium heat, and the black label is hot. It’s slightly thicker than your standard hot sauce.
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