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Oct 25, 2012 05:48 PM

Spiceburst Rocket Sauce

Hi everyone,

A few years ago, there was a product called Rocket Sauce made by Spiceburst locally. The company has since gone out of business, but I'm wondering if you know of any similar products? It wasn't very hot, but had great flavor. The label said that it was inspired by a Barbados pepper sauce, and the ingredients included onion, habanero, mustard, thyme, allspice, marjoram, turbinado sugar, salt, and a few other things. It was a muddy green color.



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  1. That stuff was great! I'd like to know the story as well.

    8 Replies
    1. re: ChristineR

      I know that it probably isn't the same thing, but your post reminded me of a sauce that I had in Costa Rica

      1. re: rudeboy

        ChristineR, Rudeboy - thanks! I'll have to check it out. Even if it is nothing like Rocket Sauce, could still be plenty interesting. I also visited Tears of Joy on 6th on Friday. I think I talked with Brian - very helpful guy. He suggested a brand called Trinidad, which is an herby habanero sauce. Also picked up a few others - while I'm there, y'know.


        1. re: rudeboy

          Rudeboy - Tears of Joy supposedly carries Lizano, for all your gallo pinto needs. Mmm, gallo pinto!

          1. re: addlepated

            I definitely need to go by there and get some Lizano - my hot sauce consumption has gotten dangerously low in general since having kids......thanks!

        2. re: ChristineR

          Found a review for it from 2006 that includes the full ingredient list - maybe it's time to experiment in the kitchen?

          Onions, Vinegar, Lime, Turbindao Sugar, Scoth Bonnet Peppers, Water, Mustard Powder, Tumeric, Thyme, Marjoram, Garlic, Parsley, Pomegranate Molasses, Clove, Allspice, Black Pepper, Salt, Mustard Seed

            1. re: Alan Sudo

              rob walsh has a hot sauce cookbook coming out soon. I'm sure it will help shed some light on the process.

              1. re: ieathereforeiam

                Good deal--will keep an eye out. Thanks!

          1. Tears of Joy carries Lottie's pepper sauce, also Barbadian, made in Houston I believe. It's SO SO SO good, but it's hot as hell, so may not be what you're looking for. If you don't mind the heat, the flavor is absolutely fantastic, one of my favorite hot sauces.

            Funny side note: apparently Lottie makes the stuff but won't eat it, haha... too hot.