hot sauce Trends

Highlights

Top 4 restaurant dishesSee More Most popular hot sauce dishes in restaurants
#3 C SLAWTER PULLED PORK BBQ APPLE COLESLAW LUPO HOT SAUCE
#4 HOT BETTY FRIED EGG SEARED GREENS GARLIC LUPO HOT SAUCE
Top rising variationsSee More The fastest rising ingredients, flavors, drinks etc with hot sauce
#1peaches
#2bourbon
#3buns
#4bread
64.64%
#5cilantro
59.46%
#6ice cream
59.20%
#7pepper
51.60%
#8hot dogs
47.31%
#9hummus
43.53%
#10coffee
37.32%
Restaurants Percentage of restaurants that serve hot sauce

1.63%

2,488 of 152,871 Restaurants
Online Recipes Percentage of all online hot sauce recipes

0.03%

465 of 1,431,592 Recipes

Overview

hot sauce Growth Over Time How hot sauce has risen or fallen in popularity over the past year
Nov '17Dec '17Jan '18Feb '18Mar '18Apr '18May '18Jun '18Jul '18Aug '18Sep '18Oct '18Nov '1800.050.10.150.20.250.30.350.4
Year Over Year HOT SAUCE growth or decline vs one year ago
22.81%
Yearly Eating Frequency Average yearly consumption of hot sauce per consumer
2.1
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

1.63%

2,488 of 152,871 Restaurants
Online Recipes Percentage of all online hot sauce recipes

0.03%

465 of 1,431,592 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
47.52%
#2beef
13.97%
#3bacon
10.53%
#4pork
8.62%
#5steak
6.33%
#6turkey
2.45%
#7hot dogs
2.13%
#8brisket
2.02%
#9pulled pork
1.85%
#10lamb
1.8%
#11pork belly
1.42%
#12buffalo sauce
1.36%
Fastest Rising meat Ingredients
#1buffalo sauce
#2pork belly
#3hot dogs
47.31%
#4steak
14.40%
#5brisket
14.24%
Fastest Falling meat Ingredients
#1pork
41.54%
#2pulled pork
26.35%
#3chicken
18.02%
#4bacon
16.39%
#5turkey
12.86%
#6lamb
3.74%
#7beef
2.49%
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
#1homestyle sauce
56.73%
#2sriracha
8.01%
#3chilli sauce
7.68%
#4bbq sauce
6.01%
#5white sauce
4.56%
#6pepper sauce
3.62%
#7tabasco
2.84%
#8honey
2.34%
#9hummus
2.22%
#10mustard
2.11%
#11spicy sauce
1.56%
#12habanero sauce
1.06%
#13vinegar
0.95%
#14salsa
0.33%
Fastest Rising condiments Ingredients
#1habanero sauce
#2vinegar
#3spicy sauce
#4hummus
43.53%
#5mustard
29.12%
#6honey
4.72%
Fastest Falling condiments Ingredients
#1white sauce
70.5%
#2chilli sauce
45.38%
#3salsa
35.87%
#4homestyle sauce
27.1%
#5sriracha
13.19%
#6bbq sauce
11.75%
#7pepper sauce
11.15%
#8tabasco
3.74%
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
20.51%
#2salad
13.54%
#3tacos
12.38%
#4eggs
8.8%
#5guacamole
8.22%
#6tofu
6.15%
#7ice cream
5.81%
#8hamburger
5.56%
#9curry
5.32%
#10french fries
4.82%
#11stir fry
3.16%
#12falafel
2.82%
#13kimchi
2.24%
#14meatballs
0.42%
#15enchiladas
0.25%
Fastest Rising perishables and prepared Ingredients
#1french fries
#2kimchi
#3enchiladas
#4ice cream
59.20%
#5stir fry
41.61%
#6chicken wings
19.40%
#7hamburger
12.63%
Fastest Falling perishables and prepared Ingredients
#1guacamole
38.69%
#2curry
36.69%
#3falafel
27.01%
#4meatballs
20.67%
#5tofu
20.4%
#6salad
19.71%
#7tacos
15.33%
#8eggs
6.65%
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
25.64%
#2chipotle
21.24%
#3garlic
15.88%
#4chocolate
11.91%
#5ghost pepper
8.37%
#6cilantro
8.26%
#7ginger
3.43%
#8hot pepper
2.15%
#9habaneros
1.61%
#10chiles
0.97%
#11chili pepper
0.54%
Fastest Rising spices and herbs Ingredients
#1chili pepper
#2cilantro
59.46%
#3pepper
51.60%
#4hot pepper
24.59%
#5ghost pepper
19.25%
#6ginger
11.07%
Fastest Falling spices and herbs Ingredients
#1chipotle
48.41%
#2chiles
45.32%
#3habaneros
27.26%
#4garlic
17.07%
#5chocolate
5.37%
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
13.29%
#2onion
11.18%
#3greens
10.21%
#4corn
10.02%
#5potatoes
9.63%
#6cauliflower
9.25%
#7savory
8.86%
#8lettuce
8.09%
#9broccoli
7.9%
#10scotch bonnet
6.74%
#11jalapeno
4.82%
Fastest Rising vegetables Ingredients
#1cauliflower
5.09%
Fastest Falling vegetables Ingredients
#1savory
71.29%
#2greens
47.64%
#3scotch bonnet
40.5%
#4lettuce
37.66%
#5jalapeno
36.53%
#6spinach
35.11%
#7onion
31.58%
#8corn
28.23%
#9broccoli
11.15%
#10potatoes
1.27%
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
50.64%
#2pasta
38.68%
#3spaghetti
10.68%
Fastest Rising grains Ingredients
#1pasta
18.10%
Fastest Falling grains Ingredients
#1spaghetti
35.74%
#2rice
34.8%
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
56.22%
#2salmon
29.03%
#3tuna
14.75%
Fastest Rising seafood Ingredients
#1tuna
7.65%
Fastest Falling seafood Ingredients
#1fish
8.12%
#2salmon
5.41%
fruits Trends Highlights the most popular fruits ingredients with hot sauce, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top fruits Ingredients
#1mango
79.72%
#2pineapple
17.45%
#3peaches
2.83%
Fastest Rising fruits Ingredients
#1peaches
Fastest Falling fruits Ingredients
#1mango
46.05%
#2pineapple
22.25%
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
36.51%
#2toast
29.1%
#3cake
17.99%
#4tortillas
11.64%
#5buns
4.76%
Fastest Rising bakery and desserts Ingredients
#1buns
#2bread
64.64%
Fastest Falling bakery and desserts Ingredients
#1tortillas
47.31%
#2toast
33.36%
#3cake
17.68%
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
#1blue cheese
30%
#2butter
27.65%
#3sour cream
21.76%
#4cheddar
20.59%
Fastest Falling dairy Ingredients
#1blue cheese
55.57%
#2butter
30.33%
#3sour cream
28.03%
#4cheddar
12.32%
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
85.71%
#2bourbon
14.29%
Fastest Rising alcohol Ingredients
#1bourbon
Fastest Falling alcohol Ingredients
#1wine
42.33%
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 Rising beverages Ingredients
#1coffee
37.32%

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
17.67%
weight loss
4.39%
clean eating
2.62%
Diets Over Time The dietary references with hot sauce over time
Dec '17Jan '18Feb '18Mar '18Apr '18May '18Jun '18Jul '18Aug '18Sep '18Oct '18Nov '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

1.63%

Cuisine Penetration The most popular restaurant cuisine to feature hot sauce

fast food restaurant

20%
hot sauce Pricing Analysis Average price of hot sauce across the variously priced restaurants, from cheapest to most expensive
$8.53$7.15$9.41$9.22$12.14AVG$$$$$$$$$$
Most Popular hot sauce Dishes The most notable variations of hot sauce served across the country
DISH NAMERESTAURANTCITYSTATE
#1 Hot Sauce Yakisoba Noodles Sanoya RamenHonoluluHawaii
#2 Hot Spicy Key Lime Barbeque Sauce Kermit's Key West Key Lime ShoppeKey WestFlorida
#3 C Slawter Pulled Pork Bbq Apple Coleslaw Lupo Hot Sauce Handsome BiscuitNorfolkVirginia
#4 Hot Betty Fried Egg Seared Greens Garlic Lupo Hot Sauce Handsome BiscuitNorfolkVirginia
#5 Hot Sauce "Las Cuatro Milpas"San DiegoCalifornia
#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
6,047
Dish Count Per Menu The average number of hot sauce variations on a restaurant's menu
2.43

Home Cooking

Highlighting the leading online hot sauce recipes and their penetration

Recipe Count How many online recipes exist for hot sauce
465
Used As Ingredient How many online recipes use hot sauce as an ingredient
134
Top Online Recipes The most notable variations of hot sauce recipes found online, and how they have performed over the past year
#1

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

#2

Buffalo-Style Hot Sauce Burgers from certifiedangusbeef.com

#3

Shrimp with Hot Garlic Sauce from Butter Your Biscuit

#4

Bread Pudding with Hot Butter Rum Sauce from Pinch of Yum

#5

Hot Pot Sauce Noodles from The Woks of Life

#6

Classic Coney Island Hot Dog Sauce from The Spruce Eats

#7

Simple and Easy Salmon Cakes with Hot Sauce Aioli from Sweet Cayenne

#8

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

#9

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

#10

Pressure Cooker Hot Sauce from hip pressure cooking

#11

Shrimp with Hot Garlic Sauce from Butter Your Biscuit

#12

Shrimp with Hot Garlic Sauce from Butter Your Biscuit