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Cranberry Orange Chipotle Bourbon Walnut Relish

This relish’s tart, spicy, smoky and sweet flavor will wow your guests and they will be asking for the recipe. We add toasted walnuts for crunch and flavor.

10 minutes
30 minutes
40 minutes


  • 12 ounces fresh cranberries rinsed
  • ¾ cups water
  • ¾ cup sugar
  • ¼ cup Bourbon
  • 2 tablespoon concentrate orange juice, frozen (or juice of 2 oranges)
  • 1 tablespoon orange zest
  • 2 teaspoons EMBASA® Chipotle in Adobe, pureed
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • Salt to taste
  • ½ cup chopped toasted walnuts


  1. In medium saucepan over medium-high heat combine all ingredients except toasted walnuts and bring to a boil.
  2. Reduce heat and simmer until thick and all the cranberries “pop”, about 20-30 minutes.
  3. Turn off heat and let cool.
  4. Stir in toasted walnuts