Tamarind

This powerful sweet-tart flavor is 100% free of the seeds and strings that characterize this pod fruit. It is blended so silky smooth that it won't require straining even for your finest sauces, entrees, artisan cocktails, and mocktail beverages.


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Featured Recipe

Tamarind Shrimp

Yield: 90 shrimp
Preparation time: 1.25 hrs.
Source: Chef Eric Lee, Napa Valley Cooking School
    • 5 lb. 16/20 headless white Gulf shrimp, peeled and deveined
    • 5 canned chipotle Peppers
    • 15 oz. The Perfect Purée Tamarind,  thawed
    • 2 onions, quartered and grilled
    • 17 cloves roasted garlic
    • 5 Roma tomatoes, grilled
    • 5 tsp. salt
    • 2 1/2 oz. lime juice
    • 1/2 cup chopped cilantro

Method:
1. Except for the shrimp, combine all of the ingredients in a food processor fitted with a metal blade. Process to the desired consistency and refrigerate until ready to use.
2. Marinate shrimp for up to 45 minutes. Grill the shrimp over charcoal.

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