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This Caribbean pepper is famous for being the hottest chile pepper in the world. They come in a variety of shapes and colors (yellow, orange, green, red, chocolate). Not only are they extremely hot, but they also have a unique, distinctively fruity flavor. It is the key ingredient in the popular Jamaican Jerk sauce. The habanero is also widely used in many different types of hot sauces. The popularity of this chile pepper continues to grow and is becoming easier to find on the grocery shelf.

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Habanero Cheese Sauce
2 tbsp butter
2 tbsp flour
1 cup milk
2 cups old cheddar, shredded
1 habanero, finely chopped




In a saucepan over medium heat, melt your butter and then sprinkle in the flour.

Stir together until a paste has formed.

Pour in milk and stir until the mixture thickens and there are no lumps.

Whisking constantly, mix in cheese, peppers and salt until everything is melted and well blended. DO NOT LET BOIL.

Serve immediately.


Recipe from Feeling Peckish, 2016