Plum ketchup

Description

Goes well with grilled duck, roasted wild boar, pork sandwiches, fried chicken.

Ingredients

4 lb plums (ripe plums, pitted)
2 onion (medium size, finely chopped)
1 c sugar (white sugar)
3⁄4 c brown sugar (dark brown sugar)
1 1⁄2 t salt
1 1⁄2 t cinnamon (ground)
1 1⁄2 t mustard (powder)
3⁄4 t nutmeg (freshly grated or ground)
1⁄2 t clove (ground)
1⁄4 t allspice (ground)
1 3⁄4 c vinegar (cider vinegar)

Instructions

  1. In a stainless steel pot, cover the plums and onions with about a half inch of water, and bring to a boil.
  2. Reduce heat and simmer for 20 minutes, until tender. Drain
  3. Add the remaining ingredients to the plums and onions, and simmer for up to 2 hours, until thick.

Notes

As there are a wide variety of plums with different colors, plum ketchup can be yellow, green, red, or purple, depending on the plums used. The most appetizing ketchup is produced with red plums.

Yield
1 batch
Preparation time
15
Cooking time
140
Total time
2 hours, 35 minutes