This spicy orange rum glaze works well with both meat and seafood. |

Spicy Haitian orange rum glaze

This drunken glaze is the one recipe you need for all your sweet and sour dishes. It is infused with amazing flavors. Worried about the heat? Use a bit less hot pepper. 

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes


  • 1/2 cup dark Haitian rum
  • 1/2 cup orange juice
  • 6 tbsp brown sugar
  • 2 tbsp cornstarch
  • 1 juice of one lime
  • 1 lime zest
  • 1 piment bouc cut into pieces
  • 1 mashed garlic clove
  • 1 pinch of salt
  • 1/4 tsp ground pepper


  1. In a pot, mix the cornstarch, sugar, pepper, garlic, and salt

  2. Slowly stir in the orange juice and rum

  3. Bring to a boil

  4. Add the lime juice, piment bouc and zest, and cook until the sauce thickens up

  5. Pour over meat or seafood. And enjoy.