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Spicy Summeripe Nectarine – Tequila Glaze

  • Author: Peggy Thurlow
  • Prep Time: 15
  • Cook Time: 30
  • Total Time: 45

Description

This Spicy Summeripe Nectarine-Tequila glaze with a kick of spicy Serrano chili peppers is perfect for grilled chicken breasts, chicken skewers, & shrimp!


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Ingredients

  • 4 Summeripe Nectarines, skinned, coarsely chopped and pitted
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 tablespoon lime zest
  • 1 tablespoon lemon zest
  • 4 Serrano chili peppers, 3 thinly sliced, 1 minced
  • 1/2 cup tequila
  • 1/4 cup agave nectar or 1/2 cup honey
  • 2 tablespoons chopped cilantro
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • Juice of 1 lime
  • 1 lime cut into wedges

Instructions

  1. Melt butter in a large sauce pan.
  2. Add nectarines, lime zest, lemon zest, lemon juice, lime juice and 3 thinly sliced Serrano chilies. Sauté about 10 minutes or until soft.
  3. Mix in tequila and agave nectar.
  4. Simmer glaze mixture uncovered for about 15 minutes.
  5. Puree mixture in a blender.
  6. Pour nectarine puree into a medium size bowl.
  7. Stir in cilantro and remaining minced Serrano chili pepper into the nectarine puree mixture.
  8. Refrigerate in a covered container.

Notes

  • Serving Suggestion: Brush the Spicy Summeripe Nectarine-Tequila Glaze onto grilled chicken and/or shrimp during the last 2-3 minutes of cooking. Serve with lime wedges, grilled nectarines, and fresh cilantro.

Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 8
  • Calories: 113
  • Sugar: 9
  • Sodium: 3
  • Fat: 3
  • Saturated Fat: 2
  • Unsaturated Fat: 1
  • Trans Fat: 0
  • Carbohydrates: 14
  • Protein: 1
  • Cholesterol: 8
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