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Homemade brown sauce

Contains pork – recipe is for non-Muslims only

Go the extra mile for your fry up or bacon sandwich and make the nation's favourite condiment, brown sauce!

  • Prep: 10 mins
    Cook: 50 mins
  • makes 1 litre (about 4 small bottles' worth)
  • Easy
  • makes 1 litre (about 4 small bottles' worth)
  • Easy
  • Calories 28
  • Carbohydrates 6
  • Saturated Fat 0
  • Sugar 6
  • Protein 0
  • Fat 0
  • Fibre 1
  • Salt 0.1

Nutrition per serving

  • Calories 28
  • Carbohydrates 6
  • Saturated Fat 0
  • Sugar 6
  • Protein 0
  • Fat 0
  • Fibre 1
  • Salt 0.1

Ingredients

  • 500g pitted dates
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves, chopped
  • 1 chilli, deseeded and chopped
  • juice 1 orange
  • 75ml apple juice
  • 75ml malt vinegar
  • 50g molasses
  • 50g tamarind paste
  • 25g tomato paste

Method

  1. Put all the ingredients in a large saucepan with 150ml cold water and 1 tsp salt. Cover the surface with baking parchment. Simmer over a low heat for 50 mins until the fruit softens. Cool for 30 mins.

  2. Transfer to a blender and blend, then decant into containers while warm. Seal and store in the fridge. Will keep for up to 2 months.

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