Cinco de Mayo Recipe

Happy Cinco de Mayo! In honor of the celebration, we’re sharing Chef Stuckey’s recipe for churros with habanero chocolate sauce. Enjoy!

Churros with habanero chocolate sauce

1 cup water

2 1/2 tablespoons white sugar

1/2 teaspoon salt

2 tablespoons vegetable oil

1 cup all-purpose flour

2 quarts oil for frying

1/2 cup white sugar, or to taste

1 teaspoon ground cinnamon

1cup milk chocolate chips

1 cup heavy whipping cream

1 habanero pepper, deseeded

  • In a small saucepan over medium heat, combine water, 2 1/2 tablespoons sugar, salt and 2 tablespoons vegetable oil. Bring to a boil and remove from heat. Stir in flour until mixture forms a ball.
  • Heat oil for frying in deep-fryer or deep skillet to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C). Pipe strips of dough into hot oil using a pastry bag. Fry until golden; drain on paper towels.
  • Combine 1/2 cup sugar and cinnamon. Roll drained churros in cinnamon and sugar mixture or….
    Heat the heavy cream to boiling and pour over chocolate chips. Wait 3 minutes and stir to combine. Finely dice the deseeded habanero pepper (use gloves!) and add to your desired heat level!