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Tropical Paste

Recipe By: N. Jay Sorensen, RD

Preparation Time: 0:15

Categories: Herbs and Spices


  8            medium scallions -- coarsely chopped

  2            tablespoons ginger root -- grated fresh

  1            each red chili peppers -- seeded

  ¼           cup brown sugar

  2            tablespoons tamarind -- concentrate or paste

  2            tablespoons lime juice -- fresh

  2            tablespoons coarse salt

  1            tablespoon tomato paste

  2            teaspoons curry powder

  1            teaspoon ground allspice


In a blender, mince the scallions, ginger, and chili. Blend well. Add the remaining ingredients and mix until a well developed paste. Store in an air tight container and refrigerate.


Serving Ideas: Salmon, shrimp, whole chicken, pork tenderloin and beef.