Poogan’s Porch Blueberry Texas Pete Sauce

Poogan’s Porch Blueberry Texas Pete Sauce
Poogan’s Porch Blueberry Texas Pete Sauce
Blueberries add a fruity note to classic Texas Pete's sauce.Yossy Arefi

Executive chef Daniel Doyle spoons this spicy, voluptuous sauce over crisp-fried chicken and waffles at Charleston, South Carolina's hip Queen Street eatery Poogan's Porch.

Poogan’s Porch Blueberry Texas Pete Sauce
Executive chef Daniel Doyle spoons this spicy, voluptuous sauce over crisp-fried chicken and waffles at Charleston, South Carolina's hip Queen Street eatery Poogan's Porch.
Yield: makes About 2 Cups

Ingredients

  • 1 cup maple syrup
  • 12 cup hot sauce, preferably Texas Pete
  • 2 tbsp. packed light brown sugar
  • 2 tbsp. roughly chopped rosemary
  • 3 juniper berries
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1 pint fresh blueberries

Instructions

  1. Bring syrup, hot sauce, sugar, rosemary, juniper berries, and bay leaf to a simmer in a 1-qt. saucepan over medium heat; cook, stirring occasionally, until syrup is slightly reduced, 15-20 minutes. Strain syrup, discarding solids, into a blender and let cool slightly. Add blueberries; purée until smooth.