Traditional cranberry sauce gets a savory twist with bright lime and a kick of jalapeno in this Kaffir Lime & Jalapeno Cranberry Sauce...
Is Thanksgiving really next week?? It feels like just last week that I was getting the littlest all dressed up in her Anna costume to go out trick or treating, and now I am talking turkey with you all. But this is how it is every year, right? Once Halloween is done and over it, the holiday season seems to come at us at lighting speed. If you haven't even had a chance to think about Thanksgiving yet let alone plan that dinner menu, then you all are going to really love today's post. Because I am going to let you all in on a little secret on how to make Thanksgiving dinner super easy this year- with a little help from my friends at Urban Accents. ;)
You all probably remember me talking about Urban Accents last month when I shared their recipe for Salted Caramel Apples, and they gave one of you all a party pack for Halloween. Well now my friends at Urban Accents want to help one of you out with that Thanksgiving dinner, so I have teamed up with them for another fun giveaway for my readers. We will get to that giveaway in a just few minutes, but let's first chat a little about this Kaffir Lime & Jalapeno Cranberry Sauce, k? With just a handful of ingredients and less than 30 minutes, you can transform a bag of fresh cranberries into a cranberry sauce that will wow them this Thanksgiving. If you typically shy away from cranberry sauce because of its sweetness, then you are going to love this more savory version. Plus, you just can't beat the little kick of heat from the jalapeno...
Kaffir Lime & Jalapeno Cranberry Sauce
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 10-15 minutes
Ingredients (6-8 servings)
- 1 (1 oz) packet of Urban Accents Kaffir Lime & Jalapeno Standout Sides
- 1 lb cranberries
- 1 cup orange juice
- 1 cup sugar
- 2 Tbsp tequila (optional)
- lime zest & jalapeno slices for garnish (optional)
Bring the cranberries, orange juice, sugar and contents of seasoning packet to a boil, reduce heat and simmer until cranberries burst and the sauce starts to thicken; about 10-15 minutes. Remove from heat and stir in tequila (if using). Pour into a bowl to cook and garnish with lime zest & jalapeno slices (if desired). Serve at room temperature
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This cranberry sauce is so easy, peasy to whip up. You may never go back to the canned stuff again, folks. ;)
Okay, now let's get into that giveaway, shall we? One of you all is going to win a Fall Feasting prize pack to make your Thanksgiving dinner much easier next week. In addition to their amazing Gourmet Gobbler Turkey Kit (this brining kit resulted in the BEST turkey I have ever roasted last Thanksgiving), this prize pack also includes five of their Standout Sides mixes:
- Caramelized Onion & Chives - mix this blend into mashed potatoes.
- Kaffir Lime & Jalapeno - kick up your traditional homemade cranberry sauce.
- Mushroom Truffle Gravy Starter - get more flavor in your gravy.
- Honey, Ginger & Vanilla - sweet potatoes will be gone when baked with this blend.
- Herby Dill & Garlic - a healthier way to get green beans on your plate.
Hurry and get entered using the Rafflecopter below! This giveaway is only going to last a few days so that we can ensure that the winner receives their prize pack in plenty of time for Thanksgiving dinner. Good luck, friends! :)a Rafflecopter giveaway
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