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Tamarind and Chipotle Sauce

  • Prep 15 min
  • Total 30 min
  • Ingredients 4
  • Servings 6

Ingredients

6
to 8 dried tamarinds
3
cups water
1/4
to 1/2 cup sugar
4
to 6 chipotles in adobo sauce

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
% Daily Value
% Daily Value*:
Exchanges:
Free
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
No nutrition information available for this recipe

Expert Tips

Enjoy this sauce with your favorite chicken, pork, fish and shrimp dishes.

If you’re tired of pairing the same-old sauces with your dishes, I have something new and different that you’re going to love? tamarind and chipotle chile sauce! This sauce is sour-sweet, spicy and super versatile. You can use it in tacos, tortilla chips, hamburgers and for dipping with french fries. It makes a great barbeque sauce with chicken or ribs, too.

Directions

  • 1 Remove the shell and skin from the tamarinds. Next, boil them in two cups of water over high heat for one minute.
  • 2 After the water boils, lower the heat and continue cooking for 10 to 15 minutes. Afterward, remove and let cool to room temperature. Manually remove the seeds from the cooked tamarinds.
  • 3 In a blender or food processor, blend the chipotle peppers in adobo sauce with the tamarinds and the cooled tamarind-water. Add the sugar, starting with only 1/4 cup until you reach the level of sweetness desired. If the sauce is too thick, the remaining cup of water can be added? little by little-until the sauce has the same texture as ketchup.

If you’re tired of pairing the same-old sauces with your dishes, I have something new and different that you’re going to love? tamarind and chipotle chile sauce! This sauce is sour-sweet, spicy and super versatile. You can use it in tacos, tortilla chips, hamburgers and for dipping with french fries. It makes a great barbeque sauce with chicken or ribs, too.

Rate and Comment

Leslie Limon Leslie Limon
September 23, 2015

If you’re tired of pairing the same-old sauces with your dishes, I have something new and different that you’re going to love? tamarind and chipotle chile sauce! This sauce is sour-sweet, spicy and super versatile. You can use it in tacos, tortilla chips, hamburgers and for dipping with french fries. It makes a great barbeque sauce with chicken or ribs, too.