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Plum Chipotle Sauce

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"When plums are in season, this is a great alternative to putting up jam with all those plums. This is a great addition with pork, chicken, or as a topping on cream cheese served with crackers."

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Original recipe makes 8 half-pint jars Change Servings

Directions

  1. Place the plums, a few at a time, into a colander set over a large bowl. With gloved hands, squeeze the plums in the colander, forcing the juice through the holes of the colander. Discard spent pulp, and repeat to produce 8 cups of plum juice.
  2. Pour 3/4 cup of plum juice into a small saucepan with garlic and onion, place over medium heat, and bring to a boil. Reduce heat to medium-low, and simmer until the onion is translucent, about 5 minutes.
  3. Pour the juice-onion mixture into a large pot, and add the remaining 7 1/2 cups of plum juice. Stir in the sugar, apple cider vinegar, Southwest chipotle seasoning, roasted garlic seasoning, jalapeno pepper, salt, and liquid smoke flavoring until the sugar and salt have dissolved. Bring the mixture to a boil over medium heat, reduce heat to a simmer, and cook the sauce down until thickened, about 1 1/2 hours. Stir frequently to prevent burning.
  4. Sterilize the jars and lids in boiling water for at least 5 minutes. Pack the sauce into the hot, sterilized jars, filling the jars to within 1/4 inch of the top. Run a knife or a thin spatula around the insides of the jars after they have been filled to remove any air bubbles. Wipe the rims of the jars with a moist paper towel to remove any food residue. Top with lids, and screw on rings.
  5. Place a rack in the bottom of a large stockpot and fill halfway with water. Bring to a boil over high heat, then carefully lower the jars into the pot using a holder. Leave a 2 inch space between the jars. Pour in more boiling water if necessary until the water level is at least 1 inch above the tops of the jars. Bring the water to a full boil, cover the pot, and process for 10 minutes.
  6. Remove the jars from the stockpot and place onto a cloth-covered or wood surface, several inches apart, until cool. Once cool, press the top of each lid with a finger, ensuring that the seal is tight (lid does not move up or down at all). Store in a cool, dark area.
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  • PREP 1 hr
  • COOK 1 hr 40 mins
  • READY IN 4 hrs 40 mins
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Aug 09, 2010

Yummy! I made this recipe and it ended up filling 8 small freezer/canning containers. Used some as a BBQ sauce on baked chicken - excellent! I did substitute 1T pure chipotle powder from Penzey's for the seasoning mix. Thanks for the recipe!

 
Most Helpful Critical Review
Aug 18, 2012

Dislike. I love Chipotle seasoning too. I used very ripe plums and pureed chipotles in adobo sauce. not sure what happened. Thank goodness I used scaled down amounts

 
Oct 14, 2010

Loved it. I pureed my plums and then put them through a sieve really only straining out the skins. I used chipotle powder. I'm not a canner so I'm going to freeze my leftovers.

 
Sep 05, 2011

I made this last week, I didnt have any chipotle seasoning so I used a few tablespoons of the canned chipotle peppers, this is so very yummy, thank you!

 
Aug 12, 2012

So delicious! I sort of winged it with the ingredients because my household likes both spice and garlic, so I went a little crazier with the chipotle. Like another reviewer, I didn't have any chipotle seasoning, so I used chipotle peppers in adobo sauce, and that gave it a HUGE kick. My only complaint is that there isn't more, because I was planning on giving some away, but now I want to keep it all to myself!!

 
Aug 07, 2011

Just had enough plums to make one cup of juice, so I adjusted the recipe and simmered some pork chops in it. It was delicious! I would love to try jarring a large amount someday.

 
Aug 08, 2011

Great taste however i would like it a little bit thicker,next time i will try to use pectine to get that result.

 
Jul 08, 2012

Very good. I was pleasantly surprised. Not to sweet, with just a little kick.

 

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Nutrition

  • Calories
  • 50 kcal
  • 2%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 12.5 g
  • 4%
  • Cholesterol
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Fat
  • 0.1 g
  • < 1%
  • Fiber
  • 0.4 g
  • 2%
  • Protein
  • 0.2 g
  • < 1%
  • Sodium
  • 179 mg
  • 7%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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