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Jalapeño-Lime Simple Syrup

Yields1 Serving

By Lifestyle Staff

 ½ cup water
 ½ cup raw sugar
 1 jalapeño, no stems and roughly chopped*
 1 1 lime, quartered
 Pinch of salt
1

Add all ingredients to a small non-reactive saucepan (stainless steel, tin or enamel), bring to a boil, then simmer for 45 minutes. Stir occasionally.

2

Once the mixture has cooled, strain the syrup, and pour the syrup through a funnel into a lidded glass container.

3

Can be stored in the refrigerator for up to one month.

4

*For less heat, jalapeño seeds can be removed before adding to the saucepan.