Shatta (Middle Eastern Hot Sauce) Recipe

Shatta (Middle Eastern Hot Sauce) Recipe

How To Make Shatta

This shatta recipe is as fresh as it can get with earthy flavors from walnuts and parsley. Kick it up a notch by adding jalapeno peppers and cumin.

Preparation: 15 minutes
Total: 15 minutes



  • ¼cupfresh parsley leaves
  • ¼cupfresh cilantro leaves
  • ¼cupraw walnuts
  • 4clovesgarlic
  • 1 ¼tspfine sea salt
  • 1tspground cumin
  • 1tspfreshly ground black pepper
  • 1tspsherry vinegar
  • 8 ozfresh jalapeño peppers
  • cupextra-virgin olive oil


  1. In a food processor, combine everything but the jalapeños and olive oil. Blend until the ingredients are finely chopped, pausing to scrape down the sides as necessary.

  2. Add the jalapeños and pulse until the peppers are finely chopped, but not completely obliterated.

  3. Stir the olive oil into the sauce by hand, and transfer to a bowl for serving.


  • Calories: 1975.37kcal
  • Fat: 217.26g
  • Saturated Fat: 30.01g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 158.14g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 22.96g
  • Carbohydrates: 12.60g
  • Fiber: 4.28g
  • Sugar: 2.00g
  • Protein: 3.76g
  • Sodium: 794.73mg
  • Calcium: 151.30mg
  • Potassium: 604.72mg
  • Iron: 7.11mg
  • Vitamin A: 323.79µg
  • Vitamin C: 121.65mg
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