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Sweet Habanero Onions


  • 1/4 cup butter, divided
  • 1 sweet onion
  • 1 habanero pepper, seeded and diced
  • 2 teaspoons brown sugar
  • salt and ground black pepper to taste


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.

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.

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