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Sweet Habanero Onions

Sweet Habanero Onions

Doug Matthews

"Sweet heat for your burgers, hot dogs, or anything else you would normally put some sauteed or grilled onions on."
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25 m servings 134 cals
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  • Calories:
  • 134 kcal
  • 7%
  • Fat:
  • 11.6 g
  • 18%
  • Carbs:
  • 7.7g
  • 2%
  • Protein:
  • 0.8 g
  • 2%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 31 mg
  • 10%
  • Sodium:
  • 182 mg
  • 7%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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  1. Heat 2 tablespoons butter in a skillet over medium heat. Stir onion, habanero pepper, brown sugar, salt, and pepper into hot butter; cook and stir until onions turn translucent and soften, 5 to 8 minutes.
  2. Stir 1 tablespoon butter into onion mixture and continue to cook and stir until onion caramelizes, 5 to 10 minutes. Remove onions from pan and top with remaining 1 tablespoon butter.


  • Cook's Note:
  • We mainly use habanero peppers but have used Caribbean red hots and Scotch bonnet peppers as well.

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Wow these onions were good! The perfect blend of sweet, spicy, and savory. I made them for hot dogs and they took the hot dogs to a whole other level of deliciousness. I pretty much followed th...

Awesome!! After years on this site this is my first review, I was compelled by how delicious this is and the fact nobody else (other than the author) has reviewed this yet... word of this secre...

You can never have too much butter or caramelization when making sauteed onions and these Sweet Habanero Onions love both.

Awesome, thank you!

I used jalapeno peppers, but followed the recipe otherwise and used the onion to top cheddar jalapeno burgers with a jalapeno tomatilo mayo. So perfect with the pop of sweet from the onion and ...

These are delicious. Not very hard to make, just have to be patient on the low heat. The heat from the habanero is pretty subtle. Which was good for the first time, but I may add another half a ...

This was delicious. I made as per the recipe. Wonderful on pulled pork sandwiches. Will definitely make again.

awesome sweet/spicy combo! I put this on everything.

ABSOLUTELY DELICIOUS!!! My all time fav sausage/hot dog topping without a doubt now.

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