Make Ahead

Spicy Cherry Sauce

June 21, 2010
0 Ratings
  • Serves 3 Cups, approximately
Author Notes

My mother in law has a cherry tree and every year she makes this sauce and sends it to all her daughters. —pauljoseph

What You'll Need
  • 4 cups Cherry chopped
  • 1/2 cup Vinegar
  • 1 cup Caster sugar
  • 1 tablespoon Garlic chopped
  • 1 teaspoon Ginger(chopped)
  • 1/2 teaspoon Pepper powder
  • 1 teaspoon Chili powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon Grated nutmeg
  • 1 piece Cinnamon
  • Salt to taste
  • 1 cup Water
  1. Place chopped cherry in a pan with all the other ingredients and leave aside covered for 60 mins.
  2. Bring the mixture to boil and let it bubble gently on low heat for 40 mins.
  3. Keep stirring in between.
  4. When you have a thick gravy, remove from pan and sieve it.
  5. Return the sauce to the pan and bring back to boil.
  6. Turn down to simmer and reduce it to a rich, thick sauce.
  7. The sauce can be cooled and stored in the refrigerator.

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  • AntoniaJames
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2 Reviews

AntoniaJames June 21, 2010
This looks fabulous! How do you use it? ;o)
pauljoseph June 21, 2010
Use as dip like a ketchup or making sloppy joe sauce or a easy chicken roast ( I have given both recipes)