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Asian Sauce with Plums

An Asian flavored sauce to substitute for plum sauce. 
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time35 mins
Total Time50 mins
Course: Sauce
Cuisine: Chinese
Keyword: Plum Sauce
Calories: 37kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 lb plums
  • 1/2 cup chopped red onions
  • 1/4 cup apple cider vinegar
  • 1/4 cup coconut sugar
  • 1 tbsp maple syrup
  • 1 tbsp freshly grated ginger
  • 2 cloves grated garlic
  • 1/2 tsp Sichuan peppercorns
  • 1 piece star anise
  • 1/2 stick cinnamon
  • 1/8 tsp fennel

Instructions

  • Cut up and chop plums. 
  • Place plums and red onions 
  • apple cider vinegar
  • coconut sugar, maple syrup, ginger, and garlic in a high powered blender. Blend on high for approximately 2 minutes. Set aside the plum mixture. 
  • Put spices ( Sichuan peppercorns, star anise, cinnamon, and fennel) in a pan on medium heat on the stove and cook until you can smell the spices.  
  • Remove spices from pan and place spice's into a small spice bag and tie up. 
  • Pour plum mixture into a pan and place the spice bag inside. Bring to a boil. Reduce and allow to simmer for 25 -35 minutes. Set aside and allow to cool. 
  • Once cool pour the sauce into a sterilized pint-sized jar. Keep in the refrigerator for 1 month.

Notes

Nutritional facts are based on one tablespoon. 
Nutrition Facts
Servings 16.0
Amount Per Serving
calories 37
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 0 g 0 %
Saturated Fat 0 g 0 %
Monounsaturated Fat 0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0 g
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 0 mg 0 %
Sodium 31 mg 1 %
Potassium 59 mg 2 %
Total Carbohydrate 9 g 3 %
Dietary Fiber 1 g 3 %
Sugars 7 g  
Protein 0 g 1 %
Vitamin A 2 %
Vitamin C 11 %
Calcium 0 %
Iron 0 %
* The Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet, so your values may change depending on your calorie needs. The values here may not be 100% accurate because the recipes have not been professionally evaluated nor have they been evaluated by the U.S. FDA.