Spicy Orange Rum Sauce

December 16, 2011 · 0 comments

in Dinner, Gluten Free, Lactose Free, Recipe, Sauce, Vegan, Vegetarian

Remember the stray kitty I found? He’s doing well.  He’s got the sniffles, but it looks like my sister will be able to take him so he will have a good home.

In food related news, I made a yummy spicy orange rum sauce that is perfect for dipping meats or as a sauce on vegetables!  I bought a pack of fried shrimp for the boyfriend a while back.  He ate half of it but used all the sauce that came with it so I tried to recreate the sauce when he ate the other half.  It came out really well, so I made it again to share with you all.

It’s spicy, but that can be changed by altering the amount of red pepper flakes and chili powder in it to make it a sweeter orange rum sauce.  A little bit of this sauce adds a lot of flavor so you don’t need to pile it on to taste it.  This is good because it keeps the calories lower and makes veggies taste better!  Isn’t that what everyone’s looking for?  Something yummy and healthy?

Spicy Orange Rum Sauce | hollyshelpings.com

Spicy Orange Rum Sauce

Active Time: 5 minutes

Yield: 1/2 cup of sauce

Serving Size: 1/4 cup sauce

Spicy Orange Rum Sauce

Ingredients

  • 1 tbsp apricot jam
  • 1/4 cup orange juice
  • 2 tsp sugar
  • 1/4 cup spiced rum
  • 1 tsp spicy brown mustard
  • 1/2 tsp  chili flakes
  • 1/2 tsp red pepper flakes
  • Splash of tequila
  • Splash coconut rum

Instructions

  1. Combine the jam, orange juice, sugar, rum, mustard, and spices in a small sauce pan over medium heat.  While stirring, heat until the sauce begins to simmer.  
  2. Reduce heat to medium low and continue to stir until sauce thickens.  When the sauce is the desired thickness, add the tequila and coconut rum.  Continue to stir until the sauce reaches the desired thickness again.  
  3. Enjoy!
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Spicy Orange Rum Sauce | hollyshelpings.com

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