Apricot Sweet 'N' Sour Sauce
|Dried apricots||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Water||1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)|
|Shallot||1 , minced|
|Vegetable oil||3 Tablespoon|
|White wine vinegar||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Honey||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
|Soy sauce||1⁄2 Teaspoon|
|Ketchup||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
|Ground pepper||1⁄4 Teaspoon|
|Freshly ground pepper||1⁄4 Teaspoon|
1 In a small saucepan, add apricots along with water.
2 Bring to a boil and reduce the heat.
3 Simmer for about 30 minutes, until tender.
4 Keep aside to slightly cool.
5 In a food processor or blender, put the apricots with liquid (about 1/2 cup).
6 Blend until smooth.
7 In a medium saucepan, add the blended apricots along with the remaining ingredients.
8 Bring the sauce to a boil.
9 Serve as desired.