Cooper's Small Batch pair amazingly with recipes from around the world. Our hot sauces & spices are designed to pair well with food, not overwhelm. You will find each of our hot sauces and spice grinders brighten different recipes in wonderful ways. From using our Jerk Hot Sauce to make a delicious Jerk Chicken Wings Recipe, or using our award winning Tomatillo Hot Sauce to make a Cold Pasta Salad or pour on a morning burrito. Try our Brisket with Red Chile Posole that uses our famous Chipotle hot sauce, Smokin' Hot Date. Want an alternative to spicy jam, try our fruit hot sauces.
Each of our nine Colorado Hot Sauces are made from scratch in Denver, Colorado, with all-natural ingredients. We don't use preservatives, thickeners or fillers, we use fresh chiles, garlic, onions, dates and other spices to make food-friendly hot sauces that elevate any dish. Each spice grinder is packed with a special blend of clean, all-natural ingredient, that are activated when grinding to deliver distinctive culinary seasoning.
Spicy Vegan Coleslaw // Leche Diablesa
1/2 Head of Cabbage, shredded/sliced* (or, roughly 4 cups)
4 Carrots, shredded
Salt and Pepper to taste (salt optional)
Leche Diablesa White Hot Sauce (vegan!)
(Use 1-2 Tablespoons to start, taste, and add more if you want more heat and flavor)
Stir all ingredients together, sample and add a little more of our white hot sauce or salt or pepper to balance it out. Chill for 1 hour and serve, or serve immediately.
Other optional ingredients:
Garlic, peppers, peanuts, nuts, sunflower seeds, raisins, grapes, sesame oil, sliced apples, maple syrup or honey for sweetness, sesame seeds, lemon juice or lime juice. You could also toss this slaw with quinoa or noodles. *For the cabbage and carrots, you can make any amount you desire, you can use a whole head of cabbage which usually makes about 8-9 cups for a big crowd, double and adjust the amount of Leche Diablesa, our vegan white hot sauce accordingly.
You can also use purple cabbage for a purple/pink spicy vegan slaw. Short on time, you may also get pre-shredded coleslaw shredded cabbage and carrots if you don't want to chop, but believe us, chopping veggies is therapeutic stress relief. :)
Spinach Strawberry Salad
Jerk Chicken wings
Jerk My Chain Hot Sauce - 1/2 Bottle
1 Can Beer
24 Chicken Wings
Salt & Pepper
Preparation / Direction
Marinate chicken overnight in 1/2 bottle of Jerk My Chain and sprinkle with salt & pepper. ( Use an Oven Safe Dish)
Next day, add 1/2 can of beer, cover and cook for 2-hours at 350 degrees.
For best taste, cool overnight. Bake (425), grill or broil until crispy. Serve with Ranch or Blue Cheese
For elevated taste
Secret #1: Apricot Dipping Sauce
Apricot nectar, honey and thyme. Salt and Pepper
5 thighs of boneless chicken
Lettuce /Cabbage Wraps
Lo mein noodles
Marinade chicken in 2 Tbsp of soy sauce and 1 tsp five spice for 15 min. Sauté chicken. Once chicken is brown and cooked through, add minced garlic and ginger- about 1 Tbsp each and 1 jalapeno quarter Add 2 Tbsp of Soy Sauce and one package (1lb) of lo mein noodles ( or you can use spaghetti) Sauté for 2- min until noodles are warm and mixed in with the sauce. Salt and Pepper to taste.
Put Chicken into a lettuce / cabbage cup, add oriental rice crackers or peanuts. Top with Leche Diablesa
** This dish is perfect to use any one of our Colorado Hot Sauces in our Saucy Six Flavors depending on heat tolerance. Get our Hot Sauce Gift Set and use as dipping sauces to spice up any dinner!
Brisket With Red Chili Posole
Smokin' Hot Date Hot Sauce - 1 bottle
3 Cans Beer
2 1/2 Onions
10 Cloves Garlic
20 Dried Gaujillo Peppers
1 Tbsp Cumin Seed
1 Tbsp Coriander
1 pd Pork Chorizo
4 Cups Cooked Posole
3 Tbsp Masa
4 Cups H2O
1/4 Cup Cheese
Preparation / Direction
Heavily season brisket with salt and pepper. Sear, add 2 cans of beer and 1 bottle of Smokin' Hot Date over brisket and rub. Cover brisket, and braise in oven at 300 degrees for 8 hrs and refrigerate.
Dice onion and caramelize. De - glaze onion pan with 1 can of beer. Reduce beer and add the cloves of chopped garlic, cumin, coriander, chorizo, Posole and masa. Continue to cook until chorizo is cooked.
Reconstitute 20 gaujillo peppers, puree, and strain to remove seeds. Combine chili and chili base together, finish by adding 4 cups of water.
Cold Pasta Salad
Pasta any kind
Veggies any kind
1 jar Artichoke Hearts
Cook 1 box of Pasta, strain and add tons of veggies. Be creative, such as cauliflower, raw broccoli, baby corn, celery, carrots, hearts of palm, radish, etc. if you like it use it.
Secret #1: Artichoke hearts. Get the small jar marinated in oil & spices. Put the whole jar in.
Secret #2: Jal-up-in yo Tomatillo. Start with 3 Tbsp, mix it all together, add salt & pepper to taste. Continue this a few times, just to make sure you like the flavor. You will use about 1/2 the jar of hot sauce.
Refrigerate overnight, letting it sit allows for all the great spices to settle into the veggies and pasta! Sprinkle Feta Cheese and serve.
Walnuts / Almonds
Feta Cheese or Gorgonzola
Jamaica Killer Sauce
*add tofu, chicken or steak for added protein
Wash spinach in ice bath, gently dry with a paper towel. slice strawberries in 1/2. Mix in a bowl- organic spinach, strawberries, and walnuts and/or almonds. Right before serving, add cheese *recoommend gorgonzola, and a drizzle withJamaica Killer Sauce for the finishing touch.
Hamburger Recipe // Spicy Jamaica Killer Sauce
Simple recipe that does not need too much introduction. If you like a lot of spice to your hamburger, your'll love this recipe!
Blue Cheese/Gorgonzola (any kind)
Ground Beef /Substitute Vegetarian patty or Tofu
Jamaica Killer Sauce
Salt / Pepper
1. Season Burger patties with salt and pepper. Pan sear or grill you burger to desired temperature, I like med rare. (-Chef John)
2. Crispy onions: Dust sliced red onion or shallot with corn starch. Pan fry in small amount of oil until crispy. Remove and towel dry, and sprinkle salt.
3. Mushrooms: Sauté in a pan with butter, salt, pepper, and a little thyme
Dress hamburger with lettuce, sautéed mushrooms, gorgonzola crumbles, fired onions, finished with a drizzle of Jamaica Killer Sauce, (Strawberry- Hibiscus-Lime flavor) *1st Place International Scovie Award winning hot sauce.