Asian Spicy Plum Sauce


Plum sauce is a thick, brown sweet and sour condiment, made in a variety of guises throughout Asia. In Cantonese cuisine, it is extremely popular as a dip for deep-fried dishes, including spring rolls, noodles, and deep-fried chicken balls, as well as roast duck and pork. It is made from plums, sugar, salt, vinegar and a blend of spices.

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At Wickedfood Earth Farm we bottle all excess fruit and vegetables at the peak of their ripeness. All our fruit and vegetables are grown along organic lines free of insecticides, fertilisers or any other poisons. We hand make all our preserves and jams in small batches to ensure the best possible quality. For this sauce, all the fruit and vegetables including onions, garlic and ginger were grown on Wickedfood Earth Farm.

Serving Suggestions

  • Use as a dipping sauce for deep-fried spring rolls, Chinese dumplings, wontons, and chicken wings.
  • Serve as a finishing sauce glaze with roasted duck, chicken and pork
  • As a stir-fry sauce
  • Barbecue sauces for pork neck and beef ribs.
  • A general substitute for tomato sauce on burgers and pulled pork
  • Added to mayo for a Chinese twist

More about Plums

Plums may have been one of the first fruits domesticated by humans, with the most popular cultivars which are not found in the wild, only around human settlements. Their history has been traced to East European and Caucasian mountains. The taste of plums ranges from sweet to tart, a perfect balance for jam. At Wickedfood Earth Farm we grow 4 different varieties of plum – Songold which is large yellow, Redgold with a yellow-red fruit, Methley a medium-dark red plum, and Prune D’Agen which is a small dark red very sweet variety.


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