Suya Spice Mix

 

 

This is an African seasoning. This recipe uses powdered peamut butter, which makes it much easier. Over the years, I lost my African Chicken recipe, so I was excited to find this. Maybe some day I will be able to recreate the dish. I remember that it had plaintains, sweet potatoes, peanuts, and I think coconut. I’ve never been able to find such a recipe anywhere 🙁

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sweet sour

Sweet & Sour Sauce

  1 20-ounce can pineapple chunks in syrup ½ cup packed brown sugar ½ cup vinegar 2 teaspoons soy sauce 1 clove garlic, finely chopped 2 Tablespoons corn starch 2 tablespoons cold water   Drain pineapple and reserve syrup. Add enough water to syrup to make 1 cup. Mix 2 tablespoons corn starch and 2…

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gravy

Gravy

  Pour drippings into a measuring cup. Skim off fat (the oily liquid that rises to the top) – reserving ¼ cup. Set the remaining drippings aside. In a medium saucepan, combine reserved fat and ¼ cup flour. Stir until very smooth. Add water or broth to reserved drippings to make 2 cups. Pour into…

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Apple glaze

Apple Glaze (for meat, salmon,…)

    This sauce can be served with chicken, pork, duck, turkey or salmon.   1 large apple, cored and diced 1 med. Yellow onion, peeled and chopped 2 Tablespoon buttermilk 2 cups dry red wine 2 tablespoons apple cider vinegar 1 teaspoon sugar ½ teaspoon salt ¼ teaspoon ground gingersnaps1/4 teaspoon fresh ground black…

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Vinaigrette – basic

½ cup olive oil 1/3 cup white wine vinegar 2 teaspoons snipped fresh thyme, oregano, or basil (or use ½ teaspoon dried) 1/2 teaspoon sugar ½ teaspoon paprika ¼ teaspoon dry mustard, or 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard 1/8 teaspoon fresh ground black pepper   Place all ingredients in covered glass jar. Shake well until blended….

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Italian

½ cup olive oil 1/3 cup white wine vinegar 1 Tablespoon Parmesan 1 clove garlic, crushed 1/2 teaspoon sugar 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme ½ teaspoon paprika ¼ teaspoon dry mustard, or 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard 1/8 teaspoon fresh ground black pepper   Place all ingredients in covered glass jar. Shake well…

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Teriyaki Sauce

¼ cup soy sauce ¼ cup pineapple juice 1 tablespoon vegetable oil 2 teaspoons fresh chopped ginger root, or ½ teaspoon ground ginger 1 teaspoon sugar 1 clove garlic, chopped, or ¼ teaspoon garlic powder.   I personally don’t like that much garlic in my teriyaki, so I just sprinkle garlic powder on the meat…

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