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Best Hot Sauce For Eggs

20 Best Hot Sauce Options For Eggs: Beginner’s Guide

Last Updated on June 16, 2024 by Shari Mason

Eggs are greatly valued for their adaptability and health benefits, providing various culinary methods like poaching, boiling, and frying.

But how do you make egg dishes more exciting? Try on a few dashes of spicy hot sauce on your eggs! 

The best hot sauce for eggs depends on your tolerance and personal preference. Here are some of our favorite hot sauces from the best brands we have ever tried on eggs.

Top 20 Tasty Hot Sauces For Eggs

1. Texas Pete Original Hot Sauce

Bottle of Texas Pete Original Hot Sauce

Average Price: around $10 (6 oz) 

Why We Love It: Texas Pete Original has a fantastic flavor that, depending on your tolerance, could be one of the spiciest hot sauce brands in the market.

“Spice up the sunrise; eggs soar with fiery hot sauce.”

– Eat Pallet Restaurant & Food Advice

The taste of pepper here is stronger than vinegar, and it’s so good that it can enhance the bland eggs or noodles.

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2. Maggi Hot & Sweet Tomato Chilli Sauce

Person Holding Bottle of Maggi Hot & Sweet Tomato Chilli Sauce

Average Price: around $10-25 (35.2 oz) 

Why We Love It: We put this one near the top because of how cheap and big the size of one bottle is. It tastes like ketchup with some heat and can last a few weeks.

It is also slightly spicy and tangy. It suits Indian foods, but you can also pour it on a cheese sandwich or eggs with avocado.

3. Queen Majesty Scotch Bonnet & Ginger Hot Sauce

Bottle of Queen Majesty Scotch Bonnet & Ginger Hot Sauce

Average Price: around $10-13 (5 oz) 

Why We Love It: We would often use this one on Asian cuisines as it complements their flavors so well. But it also goes well with almost anything, like eggs, chicken, and pork. 

This hot sauce’s bold, versatile, and bright flavors were derived from Scotch bonnet hot peppers, sweet onions, extra virgin olive oil, and ginger root.

It has a mild heat, balancing against the acid of citrus and vinegar and the earthiness of ginger.

4. Shaquanda’s Hot Pepper Sauce

Pouring Bottle of Shaquanda's Hot Pepper Sauce on a Sandwich

Average Price: around $8-10 (5 oz) 

Why We Love It: Shaquanda’s Hot Pepper Sauce matches well with different flavors, making it a suitable sauce for various food, including meat, fish, and eggs. 

It is made of fresh ingredients like horseradish, onions, and ginger, creating an extraordinary taste profile with medium heat.

5. Tabasco Hot Sauces

Hand Holding Bottle of Tabasco Hot Sauce

Average Price: around $1-$70 (size ranges from ⅛ oz to 1 gal) 

Why We Love It: Tabasco offers some of the best sauces in the market today. Our personal favorite hot sauce among Tabasco sauce varieties is the Tabasco Original Red Pepper. 

It is in the middle of the Scoville Heat Scale among other Tabasco sauce varieties, making it the brand’s all-around hot sauce. 

This Tabasco pepper sauce is perfect for scrambled eggs because of its sour and salty taste with the right amount of heat.

6. Hot Ones Los Calientes

Man Holding Bottle of Hot Ones Los Calientes

Average Price: around $12-20 (5 oz) 

Why We Love It: The varieties of Hot Ones sauces are popular among hot sauce and spicy food lovers. It complements eggs or sandwiches well, and you can always use it to enhance the flavors of your lunch or dinner.

For instance, Los Calientes has a great blend of smokiness, tartness, sweetness, and spiciness. The heat is mild with hints of a fruity taste.

7. Trader Joe’s Jalapeño Sauce

Hand Holding Bottle of Jalapeno Sauce from Trader Joe's

Average Price: around $4-10 (10 oz) 

Why We Love It: This Jalapeño sauce is heavily flavorful, balancing a spicy and creamy taste with low-kicking heat [1]. More than 50% of this sauce is made of jalapeños, giving it a spicy taste without being overwhelming. 

You can drizzle it over on fried eggs for a flavorful breakfast.

8. Frank’s RedHot Cayenne Pepper Sauce

Bottle of Frank's Red Hot Cayenne Pepper Sauce on a Table

Average Price: around $3- 5 (12 oz) 

Why We Love It: Frank’s is a hot sauce that even people who don’t enjoy peppery foods would appreciate a dash of on their hard-boiled eggs. This is also perfect for making Buffalo sauce.

It’s not too hot, and the buffalo flavor is not overwhelming, making it a crowd favorite [2]. This hot sauce is cheaper than most other hot sauces.

9. Humble House Ancho & Morita

Bottle of Humble House Ancho & Morita and Bowl of Chips

Average Price: around $10 (9.5 Oz) 

Why We Love It: Ancho & Chota has a delightful heat that would not burn the top off your mouth. It is perfect for bland foods if you’re on a diet and want to make your meals more interesting. 

Add it to eggs, pizzas, hotdogs, fish, and vegetables. It incorporates a slightly peppery taste, sweet chipotle hints, and smoky, tang flavors.

10. Siete Traditional

Man Holding Siete Traditional

Average Price: around $5-7 (5 oz) 

Why We Love It: The Siete Traditional is a little too vinegary for people looking for an authentic hot sauce with a powerful kick.

“Hot sauce is typically low in calories and free of carbs, protein, and fat. It also contains a bit of vitamin C and capsaicin, which have been associated with numerous health benefits.”

– Rachael Ajmera, MS, RD, Nutrition and Health Writer

It consists of orange peel, puya, black, Jalapeño peppers, and orange peel with a mildly hot burn. 

11. Huy Fong Chili Garlic Sauce

Man Holding Jar of Huy Fong Chili Garlic Sauce

Average Price: around $2-25

Why We Love It: Huy Fong is probably the most recognizable bottle among other sauces. The flavor of this sauce will intensify if you add it while cooking eggs.

It has the right kick and seasoning and is full of chunks from chili peppers. It is much cheaper when you buy it in grocery stores, but you can look it up online if it’s unavailable. 

12. Red Clay Hot Sauce

Bottle of Red Clay Hot Sauce

Average Price: around $8-11 (5 oz) 

Why We Love It: Red Clay has a perfect flavor for breakfast eggs. It is a slightly thin sauce with mild heat, suitable for people with a low tolerance for spicy food. 

Like other vinegar-based hot sauces, it has a nice tangy flavor but provides enough heat if you add more to your foods.

13. Brooklyn Delhi Guntur Sunnam

Man Holding Bottle of Brooklyn Delhi Guntur Sunnam

Average Price: around $8-10 (5 oz) 

Why We Love It: The combination of Guntur Sannam chili peppers, tamarind, spices, distilled vinegar, sunflower oil, and tomatoes made this hot sauce delightful. 

It reminds us of Indian foods when using this one with different dishes like steamed veggies, avocado toast, and poached eggs.

It is not watery and more like Sriracha sauce regarding consistency. 

14. Farm to People Bee Sweet Sting Smoky Honey Sriracha

Average Price: around $12 (8 oz) 

Why We Love It: The Sweet Sting Smoky Honey Sriracha is made of fresh habanero peppers, lemon juice, apple cider vinegar, and, of course, honey. 

These ingredients made this one suitable for those looking for a hot sauce with a spicy kick and a little sweet tang in its flavor profile.

15. Horseshoe Brand Peach Hot Sauce

Average Price: around $7-15 (8 oz) 

Why We Love It: Horseshoe Brand has a unique flavor profile that you can use to make eating eggs more exciting.

Its ingredients include peach puree, serrano pepper mash, and organic cane sugar, giving this peach hot sauce the perfect sweet and spicy blend.

16. Secret Aardvark Habanero Hot Sauce

Man Holding Bottle of Secret Aardvark Habanero Hot Sauce

Average Price: around $6-15 (8 oz) 

Why We Love It: This sauce is suitable for almost anything. You can use it as a flavorful sauce or as a savory marinade. It is a bit smoky with a complex and enjoyable flavor. 

Secret Aardvark Habanero has a mild heat that is not overpowering, but one or two drops are enough to give your foods a mild afterburn.

17. Busha Browne’s Pukka Hot Pepper Sauce

Hand Holding Bottle of Busha Browne's Pukka Hot Pepper Sauce

Average Price: around $10-15 (5 oz) 

Why We Love It: Busha Browne’s Pukka is made from Jamaican Scotch Bonnet peppers, giving it a pleasant flavor unlike any other hot sauce overpowered by heat.

It tastes so good with scrambled eggs or any egg dish, complementing their flavors with a slight tanginess. 

It is a bit pricey for a hot sauce, but the incredible flavor is worth it.

18. Tropical Pepper Co Ghost Pepper Sauce

Man Holding Bottle of Tropical Pepper Co Ghost Pepper Sauce

Average Price: around $3-8 (5 oz)

Why We Love It: This pepper sauce has a simple flavor with subtle sour hints. It is still suitable for people with low spice tolerance, but its heat lingers, especially if you put too much on your egg dishes. 

Its flavor is mainly derived from Naga Jolokia (Ghost) peppers. This pepper can reach up to 1 million Scoville Heat Units, making it the spiciest chili in 2007 [3].

19. Hot Delight Madam-Jeanette Gourmet Hot Sauce

Person Holding Bottle of Hot Delight Madam-Jeanette Gourmet Hot Sauce

Average Price: around $15 (160 ml) 

Why We Love It: This sauce comprises Madam-Jeanette chili peppers, piccalilli, garlic, herbs extract, and corn oil, bringing forth a unique brine taste to egg yolk. 

Madam-Jeanette Gourmet sauce one of the most challenging products to find, but you can find it sometimes on Amazon.

20. The Last Dab Triple X

Man Holding Bottle of The Last Dab Triple X

Average Price: around $20-40 (5 oz) 

Why We Love It: Our final product on our list of best hot sauces for eggs is expensive. The Last Dab Triple X is surprisingly flavorful and pairs well with eggs, especially if you cook Indian foods at home. 

Some of its ingredients include pepper x, peach pepper x, ginger root, and chocolate pepper x.

FAQs

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The best hot sauces for hard-boiled eggs are the Tabasco and Cholula Original hot sauce. You can add these hot sauces to your deviled eggs recipe, and you are off to a delicious and hot side dish. 

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Yes, putting hot sauces on eggs is healthy. But ensure to read the label of the hot sauce and see if it is low in sodium or contains any artificial additives, food dyes, or preservativesu003ca href=u0022https://www.healthline.com/nutrition/is-hot-sauce-good-for-you#choosing-a-healthy-hot-sauceu0022 target=u0022_blanku0022 rel=u0022noreferrer noopeneru0022u003e [4]u003c/au003e. u003cbru003eu003cbru003eThe best products have simple ingredients like vinegar, salt, pepper, and spices. 

In Summary

Hot sauce can work wonders and make various delicious egg dishes. Some sauces are more spicy than others, while some would have a slightly sweet taste despite the kicking heat. 

Various options are available to suit your tolerance and personal preference. 

Most hot sauces for eggs are available in many grocery stores nationwide. But some of these products are only available in their country of origin, making them a bit more expensive because of the shipping and availability. 

References:

  1. https://www.today.com/food/groceries/best-trader-joes-products-rcna77941 
  2. https://www.southernliving.com/food/seasonings/best-tasting-hot-sauce-brands 
  3. https://www.scmp.com/week-asia/lifestyle-culture/article/3148870/indias-ghost-pepper-chilli-so-hot-villagers-use-it
  4. https://www.healthline.com/nutrition/is-hot-sauce-good-for-you#choosing-a-healthy-hot-sauce
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