Chipotle Orange Sauce

Chipotle in adobo sauce can often be found in small cans. If you can’t find canned chipotle peppers, you can substitute with jalapeño peppers. Use as a condiment or as a sauce for seared steak or chicken.

Serves: 8Hands-on: 15 minutesTotal: 20 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 8


  • 1 tsp. vegetable oil
  • ½ small onion, finely chopped
  • 1 can (7 oz.) chipotle in adobo sauce
  • 1 cup orange juice
  • Juice from 1 lime
  • 1 tsp. ground cumin
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 Tbsp. brown sugar
  • ½ tsp. salt


  • Place a skillet over medium-high heat. Once it is heated, add the oil and the onion. Cook for 5–7 minutes or until the onion has softened and has started to turn brown.
  • Stir in the remaining ingredients and simmer for 10 minutes, or until it has reduced and thickened. Taste and season with salt as necessary.