Hot Sauce Review - Allegheny City Farms Kung-Pao Rush

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Roy, Doc Hotties' chief hottie and bottle stocker, takes a look at Allegheny Farms' Kung-Pao Rush hot sauce. 

A unique combination of kung-pao and sugar rush peach peppers, with honey, tangy lemon, garlic, coriander and black pepper.

If you're looking for a great new dipping sauce for dumplings, a marinade for shrimp, or a way to liven up your stir fry, you have to try this flavor bomb sauce.

From the video:

Hey guys this is Roy from Doc Hotties. Today we're gonna be looking at another sauce from Allegheny City Farms, this one is the Kung Pao Rush. This is another one of their flavor bomb series sauces and it uses some pretty unique ingredients. So it has the Kung Pao and sugar rush peach peppers, which before having this sauce I had never had, and they do have a great flavor. So it also has rice vinegar, lemon juice, honey, pink Himalayan sea salt, black pepper, ginger, and coriander.

And as the name would imply, and as those ingredients would imply, this is a great sauce to eat with Asian foods. So anything from dumplings to shrimp, to stir-fries. I particularly like this as a marinade for shrimp that we've tried, and it really packs a lot of flavors.

But let's give this a taste and let you know what's in it.

So right off the bat this has a nice fragrance. You smell the peppers, you smell some of the sweetness from the peppers. It has hints of garlic. I don't really get a lot of the ginger notes, but you do really get a sense of the peppers being the front ingredient. Let's give this a try. It's not a super thin sauce, it does have some body and consistency. There are seeds in it, which you get with the typical pepper mash. But if you're not into seeds that's something to be aware of. But they're they're not adding a bitter flavor like you get in some sauces that have too many seeds. You do get those little subtle hints of ginger and coriander and you do get some of the black pepper. You definitely get some of the notes of honey in it, which just counters the pepper and complements the peppers.

This is a really nice flavor. From a heat perspective this is maybe a mild to medium. On a scale of 1 to 5 I'd say it's three, maybe two. It's not super hot, it's not going to overwhelm the dishes that you're you're using it on, but it has a really nice flavor that's not overbearing.

From a sodium perspective it's pretty low, so it's only got 45 milligrams of sodium, so that it's not overbearing or shouldn't cause you any problems if you're on a low sodium diet.

So I really recommend this sauce. It's another great sauce from Allegheny City Farms out of Pittsburgh. Go grab some today!

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