My favorite enchilada sauce is Trader Joe's. I usually have several bottles on hand but found my self without after starting my beef enchilada recipe. So I decided to try my hand at making a homemade sauce. I must say it came out quite good. Not as zippy as Trader Joe's, which was by design. My hubby has a low tolerance for spicy. In my dream world, I would add a couple more jalapenos to the recipe to spice it up a bit more.
Sauces Gravies & Marinades
One of my favorite dishes is Moo Shu Beef, a dish complimented with Chinese plum sauce. I’ve purchased numerous jars of the sauce over the years, but they never taste like the wonderful plum sauce served in restaurants. At last, I’ve found a recipe that replicates the flavor and is incredibly easy to make. It’s great with egg rolls, chicken nuggets, or whatever else you can think of. One suggestion is to to baste chicken baked in the oven or cooked on the grill.
1/2 cup plum jam
1 teaspoon five-spice powder
1/2 teaspoon salt