Miguel's Jalapeno Cream Sauce

Recipe by Zetty66
READY IN: 40mins
SERVES: 7
YIELD: 1/2 cup
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 2
    cups whipping cream
  • 1
    teaspoon chicken base or 1 teaspoon broth
  • 2
    tablespoons clarified butter
  • 1
    tablespoon flour
  • 1
    jalapeno pepper, minced
  • 1
    tablespoon jalapeno juice, from bottled jalapeno
  • 1
    ounce monterey jack cheese, shredded
  • 1
    ounce cheddar cheese, shredded
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DIRECTIONS

  • Heat whipping cream in a heavy saucepan over high heat. Stir in sour cream when it's ready to boil. After sour cream dissolves, reduce heat to medium.
  • Stir in chicken broth and jalapeno sauce and simmer.
  • Meanwhile, make a roux by heating butter and flour. Whisk until mixture turns a pale gold.
  • Increase heat on cream mixture until almost boiling and then add roux. Whisk briskly and constantly until roux is incorporated.
  • Remove from heat, stir in minced jalapeno and the cheeses.
  • Can be served with tortilla chips or as a sauce for dishes.
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