Home Run Agave Sauce

Serves: 16

Serving: 2 tablespoons

   1 cup water
   4 teaspoons cornstarch
   Nonstick cooking spray
   1 teaspoon minced garlic
   6 tablespoons green onions, thinly sliced
   6 teaspoons fresh jalapeño peppers, chopped and seeded
   2/3 cup agave
   4 tablespoons seedless red raspberry preserves
   1/2 cup ketchup
   3 tablespoons hot sauce

Home Run Agave Sauce is from the Cook'n with Agave collection.
In small bowl, whisk together water and cornstarch. Set aside. Lightly spray the bottom of a medium saucepan with non-stick spray. Over medium heat, sauté garlic, green onion and chopped jalapeño in the saucepan for 2 to 3 minutes until softened. Add agave, raspberry preserves, ketchup and hot sauce to pan and stir well to incorporate. Cook over medium heat for 1 to 3 minutes to infuse all flavors.

Whisk in water/cornstarch mixture and continue to cook over medium heat just until sauce thickens from cornstarch, about 3 minutes. Remove from heat and allow sauce to cool slightly. Brush sauce onto one side of meat (chicken breasts, ribs and pork chops all work well) during the final 1 to 2 minutes of grilling. (Sauce will burn if left over heat too long.) Remove finished meat from grill and place onto serving platter. If desired, garnish top of meat with additional sliced green onion.