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Saturday, August 20, 2016

Easy South African Fruit Sauce Recipe

Apricot Raisin fruit sauce or Blatjang goes great with any braai or barbeque. What is Blatjang? Blatjang or fruit sauce is a versatile staple to any kitchen and is a thick sauce that contains fruits, vinegar, sugar, and spices and is used as a condiment.


 Apricot Raisin Blatjang is a traditional South African fruit sauce recipe made from apricots, onion, garlic, and raisins. Make and share this simple fruit sauce blatjang recipe with love from South Africa. 


What is Blatjang? Blatjang or chutney is a versatile staple to any kitchen and is a thick sauce that contains fruits, vinegar, sugar, and spices and is used as a condiment.
Apricot Raisin Blatjang Recipe

South African Apricot Raisin Fruit Sauce


Ingredients:

1/3 cup malt vinegar

1 cup dried chopped apricots

1 cup seedless golden raisins

¼ cup finely chopped walnuts

2 teaspoons ground ginger

1 teaspoon allspice

1 tablespoon minced garlic

2 tablespoons dried onions

Salt and pepper to taste


Directions:

Soak apricots and raisins in 3 cups of water inside a large bowl for 2 hours. Add all ingredients including soaking water in a large pot and simmer 15 minutes, stirring constantly. Slowly pour into jars. Allow to cool on the counter.


Did you Know?
Blatjang or chutney is a versatile staple to any kitchen and is an African pantry essential.  

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