Duck Sauce

Duck Sauce

About This Recipe

Yield:Makes about 2 cups
Active time:15 minutes
Total time:45 minutes
Special equipment:Blender
This recipe appears in: Sauced: Duck Sauce


  • 1/2 lb plums, pitted and roughly chopped
  • 6 oz dried apricots, roughly chopped
  • 1 cup apple juice
  • 1/4 cup rice wine vinegar
  • 3 tablespoons light brown sugar
  • 2 teaspoons soy sauce
  • 1 teaspoon grated fresh ginger
  • 1/4 teaspoon mustard powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper


  1. 1

    Place plums, apricots, apple juice, vinegar, sugar, soy sauce, ginger, mustard powder, and crushed red pepper in a medium sauce pan. Bring to a boil over medium heat, then reduce to a simmer and let cook until fruit is completely softened and sauce thickens, about 30 minutes, stirring occasionally.

  2. 2

    Puree until smooth with an immersion blender or in a regular blender.

  3. 3

    Transfer to a bowl and serve immediately, or place in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 weeks.


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