hot sauce Trends

Highlights

Top 4 restaurant dishesSee More Most popular hot sauce dishes in restaurants
#1HOT SAUCE
Magnolia Cafe South (Austin, Texas)
#2C SLAWTER PULLED PORK BBQ APPLE COLESLAW LUPO HOT SAUCE
Handsome Biscuit (Norfolk, Virginia)
#3HOT BETTY FRIED EGG SEARED GREENS GARLIC LUPO HOT SAUCE
Handsome Biscuit (Norfolk, Virginia)
#4HOT SAUCE YAKISOBA NOODLES
Sanoya Ramen (Honolulu, Hawaii)
Top rising variationsSee More The fastest rising ingredients, flavors, drinks etc with hot sauce
#1rum
#2habanero sauce
#3bourbon
#4tequila
#5cilantro
75.10%
#6hot dogs
72.63%
#7pepper
70.66%
#8beef
37.40%
#9ginger
34.87%
#10hummus
24.08%
Restaurants Percentage of restaurants that serve hot sauce

1.55%

2,369 of 152,763 Restaurants
Online Recipes Percentage of all online hot sauce recipes

0.03%

528 of 1,593,361 Recipes

Overview

hot sauce Growth Over Time How hot sauce has risen or fallen in popularity over the past year
Dec '17Jan '18Feb '18Mar '18Apr '18May '18Jun '18Jul '18Aug '18Sep '18Oct '18Nov '18Dec '1800.050.10.150.20.250.30.350.4
Year Over Year HOT SAUCE growth or decline vs one year ago
21.52%
Yearly Eating Frequency Average yearly consumption of hot sauce per consumer
2.08
Share of Plate The percentage of the average American diet that hot sauce represents
Eat in vs Eat out The popularity of hot sauce at home vs at restaurants. The dashed black line represents the breakdown of the industry average
  • Eat In
  • Market Avg.
  • Eat Out
Restaurants Percentage of restaurants that serve hot sauce

1.55%

2,369 of 152,763 Restaurants
Online Recipes Percentage of all online hot sauce recipes

0.03%

528 of 1,593,361 Recipes

Innovation Analysis

The most popular ingredients, flavors, and variations for hot sauce, as well as the food and beverage combinations trending and fading over the past year

meat Trends Highlights the most popular meat ingredients with hot sauce, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top meat Ingredients
#1chicken
48.15%
#2beef
14.63%
#3bacon
10.48%
#4pork
8.58%
#5steak
6.67%
#6turkey
2.52%
#7hot dogs
2.13%
#8brisket
2.07%
#9lamb
1.85%
#10pork belly
1.51%
#11buffalo sauce
1.4%
Fastest Rising meat Ingredients
#1buffalo sauce
#2pork belly
#3hot dogs
72.63%
#4beef
37.40%
#5turkey
18.43%
#6brisket
0.13%
Fastest Falling meat Ingredients
#1pork
28.96%
#2lamb
28.07%
#3chicken
23.29%
#4steak
14.72%
#5bacon
3.12%
condiments Trends Highlights the most popular condiments ingredients with hot sauce, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top condiments Ingredients
#1marina sauce
59.97%
#2chilli sauce
9.34%
#3sriracha
7.92%
#4bbq sauce
6.09%
#5pepper sauce
3.59%
#6tabasco
2.9%
#7honey
2.33%
#8hummus
2.28%
#9mustard
2.16%
#10habanero sauce
1.2%
#11gravy
1.2%
#12vinegar
1.03%
Fastest Rising condiments Ingredients
#1habanero sauce
#2vinegar
#3hummus
24.08%
#4chilli sauce
0.27%
Fastest Falling condiments Ingredients
#1pepper sauce
47.25%
#2tabasco
34.61%
#3marina sauce
17.6%
#4mustard
16.88%
#5sriracha
16.88%
#6gravy
9.37%
#7honey
6.18%
#8bbq sauce
2.89%
perishables and prepared Trends Highlights the most popular perishables and prepared ingredients with hot sauce, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top perishables and prepared Ingredients
#1chicken wings
22.02%
#2salad
13.82%
#3tacos
12.44%
#4eggs
8.89%
#5guacamole
8.29%
#6tofu
6.22%
#7ice cream
6.13%
#8hamburger
5.7%
#9curry
5.35%
#10french fries
5.01%
#11stir fry
3.28%
#12kimchi
2.25%
#13meatballs
0.35%
#14enchiladas
0.26%
Fastest Rising perishables and prepared Ingredients
#1stir fry
72.63%
#2enchiladas
72.63%
#3french fries
68.32%
#4kimchi
52.71%
#5ice cream
22.83%
#6tacos
11.02%
#7tofu
0.31%
Fastest Falling perishables and prepared Ingredients
#1curry
54.97%
#2guacamole
40.76%
#3meatballs
26.47%
#4hamburger
25.86%
#5salad
15.65%
#6chicken wings
10.6%
#7eggs
9.66%
spices and herbs Trends Highlights the most popular spices and herbs ingredients with hot sauce, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top spices and herbs Ingredients
#1pepper
24.65%
#2chipotle
23.7%
#3garlic
15.41%
#4chocolate
11.58%
#5cilantro
8.4%
#6ghost pepper
7.97%
#7ginger
3.19%
#8hot pepper
2.13%
#9habaneros
1.49%
#10chillies
0.85%
#11chili pepper
0.64%
Fastest Rising spices and herbs Ingredients
#1chili pepper
#2chillies
#3cilantro
75.10%
#4pepper
70.66%
#5ginger
34.87%
#6hot pepper
5.50%
#7habaneros
3.94%
Fastest Falling spices and herbs Ingredients
#1chocolate
24.78%
#2ghost pepper
18.92%
#3chipotle
9.67%
#4garlic
2.3%
grains Trends Highlights the most popular grains ingredients with hot sauce, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top grains Ingredients
#1rice
50.11%
#2pasta
39.43%
#3spaghetti
10.46%
Fastest Falling grains Ingredients
#1spaghetti
68.2%
#2rice
28.6%
#3pasta
12.17%
vegetables Trends Highlights the most popular vegetables ingredients with hot sauce, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top vegetables Ingredients
#1spinach
14.41%
#2onion
12.29%
#3corn
10.81%
#4potatoes
10.38%
#5cauliflower
10.17%
#6green gram
9.75%
#7broccoli
8.9%
#8savory
8.9%
#9jalapeno
4.87%
#10mushrooms
4.03%
#11carrots
3.18%
#12thai chili
1.91%
#13tomatoes
0.42%
Fastest Rising vegetables Ingredients
#1thai chili
#2spinach
22.51%
#3green gram
21.86%
#4potatoes
9.86%
#5cauliflower
7.89%
Fastest Falling vegetables Ingredients
#1savory
48.21%
#2tomatoes
42.18%
#3carrots
36.7%
#4mushrooms
29.54%
#5jalapeno
28.07%
#6broccoli
27.49%
#7onion
25.19%
#8corn
13.68%
seafood Trends Highlights the most popular seafood ingredients with hot sauce, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top seafood Ingredients
#1fish
56.46%
#2salmon
29.19%
#3lobster pieces
14.35%
Fastest Rising seafood Ingredients
#1lobster pieces
13.29%
Fastest Falling seafood Ingredients
#1salmon
28.79%
#2fish
21.08%
bakery and desserts Trends Highlights the most popular bakery and desserts ingredients with hot sauce, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top bakery and desserts Ingredients
#1bread
47.52%
#2toast
37.59%
#3tortillas
14.89%
Fastest Falling bakery and desserts Ingredients
#1tortillas
25.59%
#2toast
22.61%
#3bread
19.71%
alcohol Trends Highlights the most popular alcohol ingredients with hot sauce, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top alcohol Ingredients
#1wine
62.61%
#2tequila
17.39%
#3bourbon
12.17%
#4rum
7.83%
Fastest Rising alcohol Ingredients
#1rum
#2bourbon
#3tequila
Fastest Falling alcohol Ingredients
#1wine
44.15%
beverages Trends Highlights the most popular beverages ingredients with hot sauce, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top beverages Ingredients
#1coffee
Fastest Falling beverages Ingredients
#1coffee
8.06%
dairy Trends Highlights the most popular dairy ingredients with hot sauce, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top dairy Ingredients
#1butter
55.42%
#2sour cream
44.58%
Fastest Rising dairy Ingredients
#1sour cream
5.93%
Fastest Falling dairy Ingredients
#1butter
42.46%

Diets & Traits

Why people choose this dish, and how it performed in various popular diets over the past year

Top Motivators The leading reasons consumers choose hot sauce compared to all other dishes
fitness
17.62%
weight loss
4.38%
clean eating
2.58%
Diets Over Time The dietary references with hot sauce over time
Jan '18Feb '18Mar '18Apr '18May '18Jun '18Jul '18Aug '18Sep '18Oct '18Nov '18Dec '1801.252.53.7556.257.58.751011.2512.513.75
  • vegan
  • vegetarian
  • clean eating
  • gluten free

Restaurant Analysis

A look at the most popular hot sauce dishes served in restaurants, their price points, and popularity

Restaurant Penetration Percentage of restaurants that serve hot sauce

1.55%

Cuisine Penetration The most popular restaurant cuisine to feature hot sauce

chinese restaurant

24 %
hot sauce Pricing Analysis Average price of hot sauce across the variously priced restaurants, from cheapest to most expensive
$8.53$7.22$9.34$9.12$12.58AVG$$$$$$$$$$
Most Popular hot sauce Dishes The most notable variations of hot sauce served across the country
DISH NAMERESTAURANTCITYSTATE
#1 Hot Sauce Magnolia Cafe SouthAustinTexas
#2 C Slawter Pulled Pork Bbq Apple Coleslaw Lupo Hot Sauce Handsome BiscuitNorfolkVirginia
#3 Hot Betty Fried Egg Seared Greens Garlic Lupo Hot Sauce Handsome BiscuitNorfolkVirginia
#4 Hot Sauce Yakisoba Noodles Sanoya RamenHonoluluHawaii
#5 Hot Chicken Livers Pickle Dipping Sauce This Hot Chicken Hot JosephineNashville-davidsonTennessee
#6 Hot Spicey Key Lime Barbeque Sauce Kermit's Key West Key Lime ShoppeKey WestFlorida
Menu Items How many total instances of hot sauce found in restaurants across the country
4,426
Dish Count Per Menu The average number of hot sauce variations on a restaurant's menu
1.87

Home Cooking

Highlighting the leading online hot sauce recipes and their penetration

Recipe Count How many online recipes exist for hot sauce
528
Used As Ingredient How many online recipes use hot sauce as an ingredient
151
Top Online Recipes The most notable variations of hot sauce recipes found online, and how they have performed over the past year
1

Hot Pot Sauce Noodles from The Woks of Life

2

Shrimp Stir Fry in Hot Sauce--A Healthy Shrimp Dinner from Kip Kitchen

3

Hot Roast Beef Sandwiches with Cheddar Cheese Sauce from Girl Gone Gourmet

4

Shrimp with Hot Garlic Sauce from Butter Your Biscuit

5

Bread Pudding with Hot Butter Rum Sauce from Pinch of Yum

6

Slow Cooker Vegan Hot Fudge Sauce Chocolate Cake from Bake Then Eat

7

Shanghai Hot Sauce Noodles (Lajiang Mian -上海辣酱面) from The Woks of Life

8

Chocolate Banana Bread with Hot Fudge Sauce from Skinny Ms.

9

Veg balls recipe in hot garlic sauce from Veg Recipes of India

10

Homemade Cilantro-Habanero Hot Sauce from Chili Pepper Madness

11

Shrimp with Hot Garlic Sauce from Butter Your Biscuit

12

Shrimp with Hot Garlic Sauce from Butter Your Biscuit