What is plum sauce used for?

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What is plum sauce used for?

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Plum sauce is a viscous, light-brown sweet and sour sauce that is used in Cantonese cuisine as a dip for deep-fried dishes, such as spring rolls, noodles, and deep-fried chicken balls as well as for roast duck.

Plum sauce is a viscous, light-brown sweet and sour condiment.

It is used in Cantonese cuisine as a dip for deep-fried dishes, such as spring rolls, noodles, and deep-fried chicken balls as well as for roast duck.

Plum sauce is made from sweet plums or other fruit such as peach, pineapple or apricot, along with sugar, vinegar, salt, ginger and chili peppers.

Plum Sauce can be used as a dipping sauce for for everything from wontons, egg rolls, spring rolls, dumplings, roasted duck, fish, chicken, shrimp, or with noodles and rice.

You can also use plum sauce to baste your meats before grilling or as a glaze for baked poultry and pork.

Plum sauce is sweet with a little tartness in taste.

It is quite thick in consistency although is still smooth in texture.

Due to the inclusion of ginger and chillis, plum sauce also has somewhat of a kick – although it is not considered spicy by most.

Plum Sauce, sometimes called "Duck Sauce," is a sweet and tangy condiment with the lively flavors of plums and ginger.

It's often served as an accompaniment to fried wontons and other appetizers.

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