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

Cracked Pepper and Tamarind Glaze

Servings: 4 
Source: Ladan Raissi of Current Restaurant at Coronado Island Resort & Spa
    • 3 tbsp. canola/olive oil blend
    • 1/2 small red onion, chopped
    • 2 tbsp. fresh ginger, chopped
    • 2 cups orange juice
    • 1 cup The Perfect Purée Tamarind,  thawed
    • 2 tbsp. honey
    • sea salt
    • 2 tsp. cracked black pepper

Method:
1. Heat oil over high heat. Add the onion and ginger and cook until soft. Add the orange juice and stir occasionally until reduced to 1 cup.
2. Whisk in Tamarind puree, honey, and salt to taste and cook until dissolved. Strain into a bowl and stir in the coarsely ground black pepper. Let cool.

Serving Suggestion:
Glaze is used for brushing on chicken or fish on the grill or roasted in the oven.
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