Way Too Easy Oriental Plum Sauce

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Total Time
5 mins
10 mins

Much better than store bought plum sauce. We use this as a stir fry sauce (just add a little corn starch slurry), and as a marinade for chicken wings, flank steak and beef strips. It's also delicious on ribs.

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  • 1 cup dark plum jam or 1 cup jelly
  • 13 cup soy sauce
  • 1 teaspoon grated gingerroot (try dry ground ginger sometime for a slightly different taste)
  • 2 whole scallions, finely chopped (green onions)
  • 1 teaspoon sesame oil


  1. Place all ingredients except sesame oil in a saucepan and cook over med heat, stirring, until jam is thoroughly melted.
  2. remove from heat and stir in sesame oil.
  3. Will keep for a week or so when refrigerated.