Sous Vide Chili Agave Liqueur


Emily Farris and Jeff Akin are Feed Me Creative — a culinary content studio in Kansas City's historic West Bottoms that specializes in recipe development, food styling, and photography. (We're also really good eaters!)

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Recipe Temp 180 F / 82.2 C
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If you fancy yourself a craft cocktail connoisseur, you’ll want to have this sous vide chili agave liqueur in your home bar. It's smoky, a little sweet, and just a tickle spicy. With its surprising flavor, it’s the perfect mixer for lemon or other sour cocktails.

Ingredients for 8

  • 2 cups vodka

  • 1/2 cup water

  • 1/2 cup light agave nectar

  • 3 dried Guajillo chili peppers

  • 1 serrano pepper, sliced in half and seeded

  • 1 fresno pepper, sliced in half and seeded

  • Zest of 1 lemon

  • 1 cinnamon stick

  • 1 teaspoon smoked black peppercorns


  • Step 1

    Set the Anova Sous Vide Precision Cooker to 180°F (82°C).

  • Step 2

    Combine all ingredients in a large zipper lock bag. Seal the bag using the water immersion technique. Place the bag in the water bath and set the timer for 45 minutes.

    • Finishing Steps

    • Step 1

      When the timer goes off, remove the bag from the water bath. Transfer to an ice bath and let cool completely. Strain through a fine-mesh strainer into an air-tight glass container. Store for up to 3 months.

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