About the Sauce: The Owl on this bottle, La Lechunza, is named after the bird of prey it resembles and the terrifying giant owl that has been menacing Northern Mexico for centuries. This Northern Mexican style hot sauce has a complex body mixing spices, annatto, jalapeño heat and then is sealed together with savory pumpkin. This is a really unique sauce that needs to be tried on all types of foods!
Uses: This could very well be your to-go every day hot sauce that accentuates your meals by adding a unique flavor without overpowering. If you want to highlight this sauce we recommend using it on eggs and hummus.
Heat: Mild to Medium
Ingredients: Jalapeños, Water, Vinegar, Pumpkin, Onion, Orange Juice Concentrate, Salt, Garlic, Ground Chiles, Annatto, Spices
Size: 5 oz Bottle
Maker Story: Chris Sutton is the creator and cook behind Char Man Brand Hot Sauces. Chris grew up in his families seafood restaurant that opened when he was 8 years old. He was always in the kitchen or behind the sushi bar creating recipes, in his early 20’s I became obsessed with hot sauce.
A few years later he started making his own hot sauces and the Char Man Original was initially used as a finishing sauce on a sushi roll. The sauce became popular with customers requesting to take it home. In 2006, Chris asked his friend who is an artist to design me a label where they paid homage to the legend of the Char Man on Ojai, CA. Listen to Chris' full story on the Craft Hot Sauce Podcast.