Chipotle Cranberry Sauce

If you’re looking for a twist on your cranberry sauce recipe for Thanksgiving, here’s the recipe for you. It has a subtle heat, plus garlic and spice. Enjoy with turkey or as you might use a chutney.

Chipotle Cranberry Sauce

Adapted from Bon Appetit 2009

Yield: about 2 cups

Ingredients

1-2 chipotles in adobo

1 12-ounce package fresh or frozen cranberries

3/4 cup sugar

juice of 1 lime

1 small garlic clove, minced 

1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon

1/4 teaspoon ground cumin

Technique 

  1. Chop chipotles, then add to a heavy medium saucepan along with cranberries, sugar, and lime juice over medium heat until sugar dissolves.  Continue cooking until cranberries begin to pop, stirring and smashing cranberries as they cook and release their juices, about 5 minutes.
  2. Stir in garlic, cinnamon, and cumin. Simmer until sauce thickens slightly and flavors meld, stirring often, about 5 minutes. Cool.


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