Peach-Habanero Chile Sauce

Peach-Habanero Chile Sauce

  • Yield: Makes 3 cups


  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 cup finely chopped onion
  • 3 none garlic cloves, finely chopped
  • 1 none shallot, finely chopped
  • 1 none habanero chile, finely chopped
  • 2 none peaches, peeled and chopped
  • 1/2 cup white wine
  • 1 none (8-ounce) bottle clam juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 1/2 cup water


Melt butter with oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add onion; sauté 3 minutes or until onion is tender. Add garlic and shallot, and cook 1 minute. Add habanero chile; cook 1 minute. Stir in peaches, and cook 3 minutes. Add wine; cook 3 minutes. Stir in clam juice, and cook 2 more minutes.

Process peach mixture in a food processor or blender until chunky, stopping to scrape down sides; stir in salt and pepper.

Place peach mixture in a saucepan over medium-high heat. Stir together cornstarch and water, and stir cornstarch mixture into peach mixture. Bring to a boil; boil 1 minute or until thickened, stirring constantly. Serve warm over Pecan-crusted Trout.


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