Coop Hot Sauce has been working with Midwestern farmers and raising money for youth arts and entrepreneurship programs in Chicago since 2003. Grab a taste of the spicy side of Chicago!
Jalapeño Lime Heat Rating:4 This sauce is simple and sweet. Using fresh and roasted jalapeño gives it a flavor that is unmistakably Co-op. TRY IT WITH:Fish, chicken and vegetables. Made with produce from Peidt Farms in Eau Claire, MI.
The Barrel Heat Rating: 2 A classic, all purpose sauce, made from the Koval Whiskey barrel-aged sauce, finished with Dark Matter roasted Harrar and Nicaragua coffee. Featuring fermented Japonais and Anaheim peppers from Peidt Farms, this sauce adds tart heat to pizza or a simple dish of rice and beans.
Chi-Racha Heat Rating: 3 You know the east Asian heat of Chi-racha from the popular sauce of similar name, but the Co-op version brings you the familiar flavors of fermented jalapeno and garlic without the preservatives. A crowd pleaser that’s good on just about everything, especially rice and noodle dishes.
Smoky Mole Heat Rating: 2 Rich and smoky, complex and versatile, this mole sauce is a restaurant favorite. Perfect to punch up your guacamole or add a little heat to your braise. Made using chilis from Dried Chilis Radical Root Farm, Libertyville, Il.