Hot Sauces

Below is all our Hot Sauce in the El Machete Lineup!

Check out the " Shop Weekend Menu" Page, to order any of our available Hot Sauce for In-Person pickup at our Farmer Markets or DTLA Kitchen.

Verde Rebelde

Our Rebellious Green, or Verde Rebelde is our signature sauce, and created from fire roasted Jalapeños, Serrano chillies, and Habaneros to deliver grassy, tangy, and roasted green chilli notes.

It’s layered with Mexican style spices, freshly cracked black pepper, charred onion, and Christopher Ranch California grown heirloom garlic. This chunky style sauce is brightened with white vinegar, and seasoned with Kosher/natural sea salt.

This signature sauce pairs nicely with ceviche, white fish, clam chowders, soups, roasted pork, guacamole, Mexican style food, white bean salads, and


Insurgente is one of our most popular and unique sauce. It draws inspiration from Caribbean style ingredients such as fresh carrots, white onion, fire-roasted Orange Habanero chillies. Garlic forward notes is achieved with California grow heirloom garlic and olive oil, and enhanced with fresh oregano and cracked black pepper.

The ingredients produce a deep orange color profile, and the bright flavors are achieved with both white and apple cider vinegar and kosher salt.

Burning Spear

For those with a slightly sweeter palate, this mildly sweet, yet invigoratingly hot, this sauce is made from orange Habanero chilli peppers, chunks of Mango, all natural pineapple juice, Christopher Ranch California grown heirloom garlic, white and apple cider vinegar, and Kosher/sea salt.

This sauce can enhance marinades, dressings, and can be
applied bravely to roasted chicken, grilled fish or shrimp, or spice up a chimichurri for grilled pork.


Manifesto is the first sauce created by the El Machete brand. This light, semi-sweet BBQ sauce character offers a savory, smoky, and tangy heat achieved by combining smoked Morita chillies, fire roasted Orange Habaneros, and toasted arbol chillies.

It’s further layered with a blend of Mexican style spices, organic Agave nectar, white and apple cider vinegar, and Kosher/natural sea salt. Manifesto adds smokiness to dressings, steak sauces, roasted chicken, cheese sandwiches, pizza, cheeseburgers, and can heat up smoky Mezcal cocktails.


This smooth & garlic forward Sauce is tangy & bright, with the perfect blend of Green Serrano & Orange Habanero Chiles.

Mexican Molotov

One of the classic Hot Sauces in the El Machete lineup.

Made with Fire Roasted Red Jalapeño & Habanero.

California Gold

This Hot Sauce has a Rich & Mild Sweetness from our Yellow Tomatoes & Carrots, and is further advanced with the heat & fruitiness of Orange Habanero, and finished with caramelized garlic.

Tangy Tamarindo

This Hot Sauce is tangy, sweet, & Tamarindo forward.

It's made with locally grown fresh Red Jalapeños, Orange Habaneros, Thai-Tamarindo, apple cider, white distilled vinegar, filtered water, California Garlic, Sea salt, & organic cane sugar.

L.A. Taco

This special sauce is a part of our annual collaboration with L.A. Taco, known for their local food journalism in the greater Los Angeles area.

This sauce has blend of Red Jalapeño, Orange Habanero, and Mexican style spices.

This sauce is great for breakfast tacos, burritos, marinades, and more.

Smoky L.A. Taco

As part of our continuing collaboration with L.A. Taco team, we've added a Smoky style Hot Sauce to compliment the classic red.

This sauce while still made with the classic red's ingredients, is beefed up with Smoky Morita, and Arbol Chiles from Mexico.

This sauce is great on sliced avocados, scrambled eggs, vinaigrettes, dips, BBQ style foods, mac n' cheese, and more.


This is our Sriracha style sauce inspired by the Thailand classic from the Si Racha region.

Our version is mildly sweet, garlicky, & fruity with Red Jalapeño.

Ek Balam

Ek Balam is a nod to the Yucatan region in the Gulf of Mexico.The region is best known for it's incredible Mayan architectural sites.

This Caribbean style sauce has Orange Habanero, Garlic, Lime, & Orange juice.All which are ingredients that showcase the flavors of Yucatan.
Ek Balam is a reference to the Mayan’s jaguar god, and the name Ek Balam means “Black Jaguar” or “Bright Star Jaguar.”


OBRERO is a classically made three ingredient hot sauce made with locally grown Red Jalapeno chillies, distilled vinegar, and sea salt. Medium heat.Will improve with time, rich and medium bodied, full flavor.

Obrero represents Laborers/Workers, and we named this sauce to acknowledge the labor that goes into California agriculture, and the efforts of the farmworkers worldwide.

Sol De Chabacano

This tangy sauce is made from locally sourced and Organically grown Apricots, Mexico grown Orange Habaneros, California Organically grown Golden Raisins, white vinegar, and sea salt.

This sauce is tangy, bright, mildly sweet, and is great for ceviche, grilled cheese sandwiches, pizza, seafood, lobster. and more.

Summer Solstice

This Hot Sauce has a Rich & Mild Sweetness from our Yellow Tomatoes, and is further advanced with the heat & fruitiness of Red Habanero.


This sauce is inspired by the cultural history and cuisine of Louisiana with El Machete's fire roasted touch.