Asian Plum Sauce

For best results, prepare the plum sauce several hours ahead of time to give the flavors a chance to blend. Serve this with grilled or broiled meats.

Serves: 6Hands-on: 15 minutesTotal: 2 hours 15 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 6


  • 1 can (12 oz.) plums, drained and pitted, juice reserved
  • 2 Tbsp. brown sugar
  • 4 Tbsp. rice vinegar
  • 1 slice ginger
  • 1 clove garlic, peeled
  • ½ cup juice from the drained plums
  • ½ cup water


  • In a medium saucepan, bring all the ingredients to a boil. Reduce heat to low and simmer, covered, for about 2 hours, or until plums are soft.
  • Remove ginger and garlic. Process the sauce in a blender or food processor until smooth. Cool and chill in the refrigerator. Use within a few days.