Spiced Habanero Pepper Sauce
Recipe type: Sauces and Condiments
  • 5 habanero, pickled or 3 fresh, minced
  • 2 lengths cinnamon bark, about 3 to 4 inches each
  • 15 allspice berries, whole
  • 15 to 20 black peppercorns
  • ¼ nutmeg with mace
  • 3 bay leaves
  • 1 large onion, pureed
  • 4 cloves garlic, pureed
  • 2 carrots, pureed
  • 1 tsp. ketchup
  • 3 Tbs. dark rum
  • 1.5 cups cider vinegar
  1. Grind all dry spices in a spice grinder or with a mortar and pestle.
  2. In a medium saucepan, heat one tablespoon of oil over medium-high heat and add the onion, garlic and carrot. Cook over medium-high heat until mixture is browned some of the moisture has evaporated.
  3. Add the spices, habanero, the ketchup, rum, and the vinegar. Cook about 20 minutes over medium to medium high to combine flavors and slightly reduce.
  4. Remove from heat and allow to cool slightly. Process with a food processor or food mill to the desired consistency. Pour into a bottle and refrigerate for up to 2 months.
Recipe by Rainy World Kitchen at http://rainyworldkitchen.net/spiced-habanero-pepper-sauce/