This sauce is served warm, for spooning over meat, fish or rice dishes. It is also used as a condiment when cooking meat or fish dishes.
2 tablespoons oil
1 onion, chopped
1 garlic clove, crushed and minced
2 shallots, finely chopped
¼ green bell pepper, sliced thin
2 Habanero peppers
2 tablespoons tomato paste
Salt, to taste
Black pepper, to taste
1 tablespoon vinegar
Juice of ½ lime
2 cups water
Heat oil in a large saucepan on medium heat. Add onion, garlic, and shallots and cook stirring for 2 minutes. Add peppers, tomato paste, salt, black pepper, vinegar, and lime juice. Cook and stir for 3 minutes. ?
Add the 2 cups water and bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer for 15 minutes on low-medium heat.