Hill County Pungent Peach-Pecan Sauce

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Central Texas is Hill Country, which produces the habaneros, pecans, and peaches that are used in this recipe. This cooked salsa is an example of the New Southwestern style of cooking, and it would accompany grilled chicken or fish.

Peach Pecan Sauce
Hill County Pungent Peach-Pecan Sauce
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Heat Scale: Mild
Servings
2-3 cups
Servings
2-3 cups
Peach Pecan Sauce
Hill County Pungent Peach-Pecan Sauce
Print Recipe
Heat Scale: Mild
Servings
2-3 cups
Servings
2-3 cups
Instructions
  1. In a saucepan, dissolve the sugar in the orange juice and vinegar. Add the chile, cinnamon, cumin, and orange peel. Bring to a boil, reduce the heat and simmer for 20 minutes until it becomes a thick syrup. Discard the cinnamon, add the peaches, and simmer for 5 minutes. Stir in the pecans and heat for an additional minute before serving.
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Publisher | Christened the "Pope of Peppers" by The New York Times, Dave DeWitt is a food historian and one of the foremost authorities in the world on chile peppers, spices, and spicy foods.

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