Chinese Plum Sauce

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READY IN: 15mins
Recipe by cookin_nurse

Great for asian recipes that call for plum sauce!

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 3 ripe plums (if plums aren't ripe, sit them on counter for a few days until ripened)
  • 1 small garlic clove
  • 14 teaspoon red chili sauce (or fresh or powdered peppers to taste)
  • 12 teaspoon ground ginger (or equivalent amount of fresh grated)
  • 1 teaspoon soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon raw honey
  • 1 tablespoon brown rice vinegar
  • 1 green onion, finely chopped (white stem and green leaves)


  1. Cut plums in half and remove stone. Then cut again into quarters. Place plum pieces in a food processor and puree until the there are small flecks of skin still visible. Pour the puree into a mixing bowl.
  2. Grate the garlic with a microplane if you have one, otherwise, chop very fine and add to the plum puree.
  3. Add chili and soy sauce to plums.
  4. In a separate container, mix the honey and vinegar together until the honey is dissolved, then pour the mixture into the plum puree.
  5. Add the chopped green onions.
  6. Stir and refrigerate at least an hour before serving. Flavors will mellow with time.

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