*  Exported from  MasterCook II  *
 
                            Coffee-Poblano Sauce
 
 Recipe By     : frm. Bon Appetit/?date?
 Serving Size  : 1    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Chiles                           Sauces/Pestos
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    1      large         poblano chile
    2      tablespoons   olive oil
      1/4  cup           onion -- minced
    1      teaspoon      tomato paste
    2 1/3  cups          canned beef broth
      2/3  cup           fresh orange juice
    2      tablespoons   fresh lime juice
    2      tablespoons   golden brown sugar
    2      tablespoons   mild-flavored (light) molasses
    2      teaspoons     instant espresso powder
    2      teaspoons     orange peel -- grated
    1 1/2  teaspoons     lime peel -- grated
      1/2  teaspoon      cumin -- ground
    2      teaspoons     cornstarch
    2      teaspoons     fresh cilantro -- chopped
 
 Roast and peel chile.  Peel, seed, and finely chop.
 
 Heat oil in heavy large saucepan over medium heat.  Add chile and onion and
 saute 3 minutes.  Mix in tomato paste.  Add 2 cups broth, orange juice, lime
 juice, sugar, molasses, espresso powder, orange peel, lime peel and cumin.
 Boil gently until reduced to 1 1/2 cups, stirring occasionally, about 20
 minutes.
 
 Mix cornstarch and remaining 1/3 cup broth in small bowl.  Add to sauce and
 boil until slightly thickened, stirring frequently, about 2 minutes.  Mix in
 cilantro.
 
 Can be made one day ahead.  Cover and refrigerate.  Rewarm before using.
 
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 NOTES : untested
 
 Sez this sauce is served over steaks that have been seasoned with cumin,
 cloves, nutmeg, and onion powder and then sauteed.  Hmmm...interesting, neh?