- 1 cup sugar
- 1 cup water
- Zest of 1 orange
- 1 Serrano chile, halved
Stir 1 cup sugar and 1 cup water over high heat until the sugar dissolves, about 5 minutes. Remove from the heat; add orange and Serrano chile. Steep 15 minutes; strain into a jar. Keeps in the fridge for up to 2 weeks.
Serve It: As a citrusy replacement for hot sauce in a Bloody Mary, or stirred into your favorite salsa