Preparation / Directions:
Cut apples into quarter-inch cubes and finely chop chipotle chiles. In bowl,
apples, chiles, lemon juice, lemon zest, water and sugar, and marinate for
hour. Strain liquid and set aside apple mixture. In small saucepan, simmer
strained liquid for 20 minutes over medium heat. Slice leeks and ad to
saucepan and let simmer for another 10 minutes. Add apple mixture and
simmer 20 minutes until a syrup forms and apples are tender. Remove
from heat, add fresh mint and allow to cool.