This Raspberry Chipotle Sauce has a little sweet from the raspberries and just a little heat from the chilies. It is perfect served with chicken or fish and over cream cheese with crackers.
What is Raspberry Chipotle BBQ Sauce?
If you are looking to change up your basic BBQ sauce this raspberry chipotle BBQ sauce is it! It has the perfect combination of sweet and heat. You can control the amount of heat by how much chipotle chiles you add in. I like just a little heat so use just the sauce. If you want more heat, add in some of the actual chilies.
What are Chipotle Chiles in Adobo Sauce?
Chipotle chilis are smoke-dried jalapeño peppers. They have a smoky flavor that makes them a great choice for a barbecue sauce. They are found on the Mexican aisle and can be bought in a can or jar.
- Olive Oil
- Adobo Sauce. Use canned chipotle chiles in adobo sauce but just use the sauce. Add in chopped chiles for more heat
- Serrano Chili Pepper
- Apple Cider Vinegar
How to Make Raspberry Chipotle Sauce
- Heat olive oil in pan and saute garlic until onions are soft, about 8 minutes.
- Add in diced serrano peppers and cook until tender.
- Mix in adobo sauce and raspberries and cook until soft, about 3-4 minutes.
- Pour in vinegar, salt and sugars.
- Bring mixture to a boil and then simmer until thickened and it reduces to about half.
- Cool sauce before serving.
How to Serve and use Raspberry Chiptole Sauce
This sauce is so versatile and can be used for a lot of different things.
- Use as a BBQ Sauce for topping chicken, shrimp and meat.
- Use it as a basting sauce for shiskabob or vegetables.
- Dipping sauce for meatballs or cocktail sausage.
- Use as a condiment for sandwiches and paninis. It’s great on a turkey sandwich.
- Pour over the top of a block of cream cheese for a quick and easy appetizer. Serve with crackers.
Frequently Asked Questions
Stored in the refrigerator, it will last for up to two weeks. It can also be frozen for up to three months.
To make it less spicy, add in less of the adobo sauce and the serrano pepper.
You can, just be sure and thaw them and drain them first.
Absolutely, I think it would be delicious made with blueberries or a combination of berries.
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Raspberry Chipotle Sauce
- 2 Tbsp olive oil1
- 1/2 cup onion diced
- 2 tsp garlic minced
- 1 serrano pepper seeded and diced
- 2 tsp adobo sauce I just used the sauce not the chili. Can add chopped chili for more heat
- 2 pints raspberries fresh or frozen
- 1/3 cup apple cider vinegar
- 1/2 tsp salt
- 1/3 cup brown sugar
- 1/3 cup granulated sugar
- In a medium sauce pan saute garlic, onions and oil until onions are soft, about 8 minutes.
- Add in serrano pepper and cook until tender.
- Mix in adobo sauce and bring to a simmer.
- Stir in raspberries and cook until soft, about 3-4 minutes.
- Add in vinegar, salt and sugars.
- Bring to a boil and then simmer until thickened and reduced to half.
- Cool sauce before serving.
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