Easy Chinese Plum Sauce

Easy Chinese Plum Sauce


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About this recipe: This is my easy version of plum sauce that is very tasty and keeps well in the refrigerator. Serve hot or chilled with spring rolls, pork or chicken.


Serves: 10 

  • 340g (12 oz) plum or damson jam
  • 2 tablespoons vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon soft dark brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon minced onion
  • 1 teaspoon crushed dried chillies
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger

Prep:5min  ›  Cook:10min  ›  Ready in:15min 

  1. In a saucepan over medium heat, combine jam, vinegar, brown sugar, onion, chillies, garlic and ginger. Bring to a boil, stirring frequently. Remove from heat.
  2. Serve immediately or allow to cool to room temperature before storing in the refrigerator.

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This made a tasty (but extremely sweet!) dipping sauce for dim sum. I also mixed it with cornflour and soy sauce to add to stir fried vegetables. It's very quick and easy to make, so I'll probably have it again soon! - 28 Jun 2012

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