Modica chocolate is a raw chocolate recipe originated by traditions of the ancient Aztecs.
This chocolate still has a cocoa percentage equal to 65% or higher, the remaining ingredients are just sugar and spices. (here the Secrets of Modica Chocolate)
The mix between chocolate and the king of spices, Chili, is a blast of taste and flavors. Here we propose a revisited version of a salty Mexican recipe in the Sicilian way.
You can use this sauce on top of the fried eggplant with roasted nuts, or for most demanding palates, on braised, roast chicken or even sausage.
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For special occasions you can also replace the classic tomato sauce: why not try some tasty penne with this sauce and a sprinkling of baked ricotta?
So, ready to cook?
1 CHILI CHOCOLATE bar
1 glass of white wine
2 tablespoons of EVO
a pinch of salt
1 Chop the onion, then saute it with olive oil until it turns light brown (few minutes);
2 Add the white wine;
3 Add chopped chili pepper chocolate;
4 Stir over low heat until the chocolate has melted, if needed add water to obtain a creamy texture;
5 When you reach the creamy texture add a pinch of salt.
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Buy here Modica Chili Pepper Chocolate
Wine : Nero d'Avola