Tropical Chipotle Cranberry Sauce

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Below you will find our recipe for a Tropical Chipotle Cranberry Sauce or as we sometimes refer to it as a Cranberry Salsa.


Holiday time can be sensitive for many people, especially when you are near family you haven’t seen since the last holiday meal. As foodies we often find ourselves biting our tongue as we’d love to see old family favorites reimagined. We are smart enough to know it’s not worth all the worry and effort to try to make changes to the menu. Do you guys have the same struggle?

At home, we will add new twists to American standards like our now-famous Ham with Guava and Habanero Marinade.

You’ll find yourself spooning the Tropical Chipotle Cranberry “Salsa” over turkey and spreading it on slices of bread when making leftover sandwiches the next day.

Tropical Chipotle Cranberry Sauce
Yields 4 cups

1/2 cup water
1 cup white granulated sugar
1 (12 ounces) package fresh cranberries, rinsed
1 (20 ounces) can pineapple chunks, rough chopped, 1/2 cup juice reserved
2 medium mangoes, peeled, pitted, diced
1 teaspoon fresh lemon juice
2 teaspoons chipotle sauce 
For garnish: 1 teaspoon of minced serrano pepper. This is for you brave souls who really want to add some heat.

1. In a large pot, combine the water, sugar, and pineapple juice. Bring to a boil over medium-high heat.

2. Add the cranberries, pineapple, mangoes, and lemon juice to the pot. Return to a boil.

3. Reduce the heat an allow to simmer for 20 minutes, stirring occasionally.

4. Stir in the chipotle sauce in the last five minutes of cooking time.

5. Remove from heat and allow to cool before serving.

Garnish by sprinkling the minced serrano pepper on top (optional).


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