Homemade HP sauce

Love HP? Have a go at making your own.
 
homemade HP sauce

Recipe from: 29 March 2012
Preparation time: 30 min
Cooking time: 1h 30 min
 
 

Ingredients

 
  • 5
    cup
    plums- pitted and diced
  • 5
    cup
    apples- peeled and diced
  • 1/2
    cup
    water
  • 1
    onion- peeled and diced
  • 2
    cloves garlic peeled and crushed
  • 1
    tsp
    grated fresh ginger
  • 1
    Tbs
    tamarind paste
  • 1
    Tbs
    tomato paste
  • 1
    Tbs
    all spice
  • 1
    Tbs
    nutmeg
  • 1
    Tbs
    peri peri powder or cayenne pepper
  • 1
    Tbs
    salt
  • 2
    Tbs
    Worcester sauce
  • 1
    Tbs
    Tabasco
  • 1
    Tbs
    dark treacle
  • 375
    ml
    apple cider vinegar
  • 375
    ml
    brown sugar
 
 

Method

 
In a large saucepan put the plums, apples, water, onion and the ginger.

Bring to a boil and then simmer gently for 30 minutes.

Add the remaining ingredients and simmer for another hour or until it has reduced and you get a nice thick consistency.

Allow to cool and then blend in a blender or use a stick blender. Pass through a fine sieve.

Using a funnel pour into sterile glass jars/bottles (to sterilize, rinse in hot water and pop straight into the microwave for 1 minute on high)

Leave in a dark place for at least 6 weeks, the flavour develops the longer you leave it and the colour darkens accordingly.

Reprinted with permission of Sous Chef. To visit Sous Chef’s blog, click here.


 

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