Sketch of Bob avove a Plum Sauce recipe.

(Our listener said the following was from "The Celestial Gourmet" and is like the well known Detroit restaurateur, Victor Lims. Our thanks then to both the listener and to the charming Mr. Lim.)


2 T. plum preserves or orange marmalade
2 T. sugar
4 T. vinegar
2 T. hot mustard powder

Mix preserves, sugar and vinegar, adding a few pinches of salt and pepper; pour into a sauce dish. Mix mustard powder and 3 T. water and stir into paste. Mix together according to taste. Use as a sauce for shrimp.

Click here for Victor Lim's plum sauce recipe

Plum Sauce recipe is published in our April, 2006 Menu Minder.