Kicked-Up Cranberry Sauce with Chipotle Pepper

Lustre Craft Cookware
Cranberry Sauce with a kick! This sauce delivers an unexpected kick! Use it as a condiment on burgers, turkey sandwiches, or as a fun twist on a traditional side at Thanksgiving dinner. Warmed up it serves as a final glaze for chicken or pork.
Course Soups, Stews & Sauces
Servings 4
Calories 124 kcal


  • 1 Quart Saucepan


  • 1 can 16 oz. whole berry cranberry sauce
  • ¼ cup chicken stock or broth
  • 2 Tablespoons shallots minced
  • 1 sprig of thyme
  • 2 teaspoons Chipotle pepper in Adobo sauce minced
  • Pinch of kosher salt
  • Freshly ground black pepper to taste
  • 1 teaspoon unsalted butter


  • Combine the cranberry sauce, chicken stock, shallots, sprig of thyme, Chipotle pepper, salt, and pepper in the 1 Quart Saucepan.
  • Cover the pan with the lid.
  • Heat contents over medium heat just until vapor begins to escape from under the lid.
  • Spin the lid to engage the vapor seal.
  • Immediately reduce the heat to low.
  • Continue cooking for 3-4 minutes to allow the flavors of the thyme and pepper to infuse.
  • Remove the pan from the heat and remove the lid.
  • Remove and discard the thyme sprig.
  • Stir in 1 teaspoon of butter.
  • Transfer sauce to a bowl to cool.
  • Adjust seasonings (salt and pepper) to taste.
Keyword buffalo sauce, chipotle, cranberry