Sweet & Sour Plum Sauce

In Mexico,  plums are mainly grown in the state of Puebla. The recipe for this delicious sauce comes from the capital also named Puebla, a city famous for its cuisine.  Our Sweet and Sour Plum sauce combines the fruity taste of ripe plums with some heat from  chiles de árbol and spices. This sauce has a beautiful color and a depth in flavor that can be integrated into a great array of récipes. Its mild and balanced taste is a great addition to all cooking.

Description

Recommended uses for all Cocina Mestiza’s Gilling and Dipping Sweet and Sour Sauces:

  • Cheese: Cocina Mestiza Sauces can be served over mild flavored cheese as an appetizer. Brie, Camambert, or cream cheese work very well. Serve with crackers or bread.
  • Salad Dressings: Create luscious fruit dressings with our Sweet and Sour Sauces. Just add your favorite vinegars, oils, seasonings and spices to taste. Some ideas are Dijon style mustard, soy sauce, worcestershire sauce, cider or rice vinegars, walnut or sesame oil,  grated lemon zest, ginger, garlic, onion, etc. Experiment to your fancy with  these versatile sauces.
  • Dipping sauces: Make any kind of dipping sauce for breaded shrimp or tempura, chicken nueggets, chicken wings, etc.  Formulate your own flavors or influence with Oriental, European o Mexican  ingredients.
  • Grilling: Season meat, chicken or vegetables with salt and pepper or seasonings. In the last part of the grilling generously brush your favorite flavor of Cocina Mestiza’s Sweet and Sour Sauces over food.
  • Marinades: Sweet and Sour sauces can be mixed with finely chopped onion and garlic, salt and pepper to create a marinade for meat chicken and fish.
  • Sauces: Over medium flame, heat oil and brown seasoned meat or chicken on all sides. Add 2 cups of broth and bake at 170°F . Aproximately during the last 20 minutes of cooking add a bottle of Cocina Mestiza’s Sweet and Sour Sauce.  Check seasoning before serving.
  • Cocktails: Mango, Tamarind and Plum Sweet and Sour Sauces can be used to prepare exotic cocktails that will thrill your guests. Just blend our sauces with your favorite spirits (tequila is great) ice and lime juice if desired. Serve on salt rimmed glasses  and toast with your guests
  • Deserts: The unexpected hint of spice in our sauces works wonders over deserts such as chocolate cake or mousses. Experiment a different desert and expect the unexpected with the spicy results.

Ingredients
Plum pulp, sugar, water, jalapeño peppers, citric acid, spices, iodized salt and chile de árbol.