Yield: 6 servings
|24 eaches||Sour prunes pitted*|
|1 cup||Cider vinegar*|
|2 tablespoons||Fresh lemon juice|
|1 each||Garlic clove peeled|
|3 tablespoons||Cilantro freshly chopped|
|¾ teaspoon||Red pepper flakes|
Dried prunes may be used but must be soaked over night in the vinegar. Bring the water to a boil, add the prunes, remove from heat and allow to stand for 10 minutes. Bring back to a boil over High heat and cook for 10 minutes or until tender. Put prunes into a sieve. Save the liquid. Combine prunes, garlic, & cilantro in a blender. Pour in ¼ cup of the liquid and blend on high speed, add the re- maining liquid slowly until all is used.
Transfer the blended mixture into a sauce pana nd add the salt & pepper. Bring to a boil on High, reduce het heat to Simmer and add the lemon juice. Stir and simmer for 3 minutes. Pour over fish, poultry, or pork. ORIGIN: Dr. Verona Gubensko, Almaty, Kazakhstan She is a Russian from the Caucasus region annd told me that this an old Caucasus recipe.
Posted from the Echo's Library 05/21/95 by Frank Skelly Submitted By FRANK SKELLY On 05-21-95