Empress makes naturally fermented hot sauces with hand-selected Taiwanese chili peppers and produce. Get all five of their unique hot sauces, from the mild Pineapple Miso to the Ghost Pepper Maqaw, the hottest of them all.
This bundle includes Pineapple Miso, Smokey Hibiscus, Irwin Mango, Passion Fruit Hot Mustard, and Ghost Pepper Maqaw. All are made by hand in Taipei, Taiwan using locally sourced Taiwanese produce.
Tasting Notes and Usage
Pineapple Miso: Lightly sweet and delightfully spicy. Pair with Lu Wei (Marinated) Foods, Onigiri, and in Salad Dressings. Spice Level: Mild
Smokey Hibiscus: Floral notes paired with subtle longan smokiness that is accented by spicy heat. Vinegar-forward. Pair with Noodles, Wontons, and Pizza. Spice Level: Medium
Irwin Mango: The perfect on everything sauce, balanced flavor with goji and ginger. Pair with Dumplings and Buns, Eggs, and Fast Food. Spice Level: Hot
Passionfruit Hot Mustard: Tropical notes of bright Passion Fruit and subtle Coconut sweetness. Pair with grilled meats, root vegetables, dim sum, and fan tuan. Spice Level: Hot.
Ghost Pepper Maqaw: Fermented Ghost Pepper is paired with the lemony flavors of indigenous Maqaw Berries and locally grown grapefruit to create a refreshing citrus spicy sauce. Spice Level: Hottest
Ingredients and Instructions
5 bottles, 5 fl. oz. ea
Pineapple Miso: Taiwanese Pineapple, Filtered Water, Distilled White Vinegar, Empress' Select Aged Peppers (Taiwan Chili Pepper, Salt), Organic White Miso, Yellow Bell Pepper, Onion, Cilantro, Organic Agave Nectar, Salt, Lime, Garlic, Herbs and Spices, Xanthan Gum, Citric Acid
Smokey Hibiscus: Taiwan grown Hibiscus Tea (Filtered Water, Liquid Cane Sugar, Hibiscus, Haw Berry, Sun Dried Tangerine Peel, Spices), Distilled White Vinegar, Dragon Fruit, Onion, Hibiscus Syrup (Hibiscus Juice, Sugar, Maltose, Salt), Aged Ghost Pepper (Ghost Pepper, Salt), Empress' Select Aged Peppers (Taiwan Chili Pepper, Salt), Salt, Granulated Garlic, Herbs and Spices, Smoked Longan, Xanthan Gum
Irwin Mango: Taiwanese Irwin Mangoes, Empress' Select Aged Peppers (Taiwan Hot Chili Peppers, Salt), Rice Wine Vinegar, Carrots, Onions, Distilled White Vinegar, Organic Agave Nectar, Goji Berry, Lime Juice, Salt, Garlic, Ginger
Passionfruit Hot Mustard: Taiwan grown Passion Fruit Juice, Yellow Bell Pepper, Onion, Rice Vinegar, Filtered Water, Distilled White Vinegar, Apple Cider Vinegar, Aged Ghost Peppers (Ghost Pepper, Salt), Liquid Cane Sugar, Desiccated Coconut, Mustard Powder, Salt, Empress' Select Aged Peppers (Taiwan Chili Pepper, Salt), Ginger, Granulated Garlic, Herbs & Spices, Xanthan Gum
Ghost Pepper Maqaw: Distilled White Vinegar, Sweet Potato, Filtered Water, Onion, Aged Ghost Pepper (Ghost Pepper, Salt), Grapefruit Juice, Organic Agave Nectar, Empress' Select Aged Peppers (Taiwan Chili Peppers, Salt), Garlic, Salt, Lime Juice, Maqaw Pepper, Xanthan Gum
Refrigerate after opening
Best before date printed on bottle
About Empress Hot Sauce
Denner and Jane founded Empress Hot Sauce in 2020, after quitting their corporate jobs in NYC and moving back to Taiwan. They were inspired by global flavors and Taiwan's unique produce to create flavorful sauces with a comfortable heat. All Empress hot sauces are naturally fermented, preservative and additive free, and vegan. Handmade with love in Taiwan using locally sourced ingredients.