Best Hot Sauce For Rice

Hand holding a bottle of Angry Goat Dark Swizzle, a best hot sauce for rice

Last Updated on February 18, 2024 by Chris Whitehair

Best Hot Sauce For Rice

When it feels like you have nothing in the to eat and you go digging through your pantry, white rice tends to be buried somewhere in the back.

Plain white rice is boring, so what is there to do?

Thankfully, there are a lot of creative ways to jazz rice up.

You can butter and salt it up.

You can add fresh herbs like basil, parsley, or cilantro.

Or, your best decision…add hot sauce!

Take a look at our list of what the best hot sauces for rice are, and what you can do to make your rice dishes more memorable…and flavorful!

Angry Goat Pepper Co. Dark Swizzle Hot Sauce

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Angry Goat Pepper Co. Dark Swizzle

Want a hot sauce that is Bermuda inspired but will pair well with asian flavors? Dark Swizzle will do it. As seen in our blog’s main image, we stir fried in some egg, added soy sauce, and sesame seeds. The ginger and clove, as well as the citrus flavors, absolutely turned nothing into something.

Earthquake Spices Space Dust

Hold on tight for the out of this world sauce that combines habanero pepper with pineapple that provides another great option for hot sauce on rice. Our favorite is going the Hawaiian method by frying up some egg and Spam!

Frog’s Point Sweet Kiliminjaro

The trio of red savina habaneros, mixed with Frog’s Point’s own honey, melded with the warm spices of East Africa makes Sweet Kiliminjaro a thick, flavorful sauce also thanks to its base of roasted carrots and onions. Your beans and rice combo will thank you.
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Halogi Tyrfing’s Curse

If you’re been cursed with boring rice dishes time and time again, give yourself a good curse with Halogi’s Tyrfing’s Curse, which certainly brings the heat due to the Habanero, Ghost, and Scorpion peppers, but the mustard, turmeric, and herbs with the orange juice give a unique citrusy sting.

Cheeba Gold Hot Sauce

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High River Sauces Cheeba Gold

A West Indies tropical and zesty treat! Scotch Bonnets provide the heat, the mustard-base with the peaches and curry combo gives you a unique hot sauce worthy of the islands, and your bowl of rice!

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Karma Sauce Curry Karma

An absolute must for any Indian-themed rice dishes. Everything Karma Sauce makes is fantastic, but I found this one sitting in the back of my fridge for awhile neglected. After ordering some Indian take-out, I busted Curry Karma out and remembered how amazing this is. Even with all of the awards it has won, I definitely think it is still underrated. Get some biryani and you’ll agree with me!

Hot Thai Green Hot Sauce

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Seed Ranch Hot Thai Green

Be careful with this one. Not only with the heat, but it runs a little thinner than the rest of the sauces on this list. You’ll love it so much, you’ll poor the whole bottle out if you don’t stop yourself! If you love Carolina Reaper sauces and Thai rice dishes, you found your next forever sauce.

Best Hot Sauce For Rice: In Conclusion

My hope with this list was to provide some creative ideas on how to make your current boring white rice more exciting, or provide that extra kick into something you already love to make it absolutely irresistible.

Have a hot sauce you use on rice often? Let us know in the comments, we may add it to our list!

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