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Aji de Mani

Ají de Maní (Peanut Hot sauce)

Erica Dinho
5 from 32 votes
Course Sauce
Cuisine Colombian
Servings 1 cup


  • 2 scallions finely chopped
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • ¾ cup roasted peanuts
  • ¼ cup fresh cilantro
  • 1 large garlic clove
  • ¼ teaspoon sazon goya with azafran achiote or color
  • ½ teaspoon ground cumin
  • Salt and pepper
  • 1 teaspoon jabanero pepper
  • 2 cups of water


  • Heat the oil in a sauce pan, add the scallions and cilantro. Cook for about 2 minutes. Transfer to a blender and add the rest of the ingredients.
  • Blend until smooth. Transfer the sauce to the sauce pan and cook over medium-low for 12 to 15 minutes. Let it cool and serve.
  • Note: Refrigerate covered up to 1 week.
Keyword Ají
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