The question of how to replace Worcestershire sauce, arises in many housewives. The problem is that such a sauce is very hard to find. It would seem that this is difficult - you can not find on the counter, cook yourself at home. But even here many may be frustrated. The fact is that the original recipe of the sauce is kept secret, and it is almost impossible to cook it at home. but ingenious cooks still managed to create several alternatives to Worcester sauce, which can be prepared at home.
What to replace Worcestershire sauce at home?
- Onion - 1 head
- Garlic - 2 cloves
- Ginger rhizome - 1 pc
- Anchovy - 1 pc
- Black pepper peas - 1 tsp.
- Mustard seeds - 3 tbsp.
- Salt - 3 tbsp.
- Curry - 0.5 tsp.
- Cinnamon stick - 2 cm
- Red pepper - 0.5 tsp.
- Clove - 1 tsp
- Cardamom - 0.5 tsp.
- Acetic acid - 2 tbsp.
- Sugar - 0.5 tbsp.
- Soy sauce - 0.5 tbsp.
- Tamarind - 0.25 tbsp.
- Water - 0.5 tbsp.
- Take onions and chop it. In the same way should be done with garlic, rhizome of ginger and anchovy. Prepare a tight gauze bag with garlic, onions, red pepper, black pepper, cloves, cinnamon, cardamom and ginger. After all the ingredients are in the bag, tie it up.
- Place the resulting bag of spices in a saucepan. Add sugar, tamarind pulp, vinegar and soy sauce. Bring the mixture to a boil over low heat. Separately, you have to mix water, salt, curry and anchovies. The mixture of these ingredients must be sent to the saucepan where the sauce is prepared.
- Then the sauce must be removed from the heat and poured into a jar with a bag of spices. Jar must be tightly closed with a lid and left in the refrigerator. While the sauce is in the fridge, it must be periodically mixed, and the bag inside it must be pressed. So you need to look after the sauce for two weeks. Then the bag of spices should be thrown away.
- Pour the prepared sauce into small bottles. Keep the seasoning in the refrigerator, and before you start to use it, shake well.
Homemade Worcester Sauce with Beans and Apples
- Red beans in salted water - 1 b.
- Soy sauce - 1 bottle.
- Garlic powder - 1 tsp. (2 cloves of garlic, crushed in a garlic press)
- Sardines in oil - 2 b.
- Peeled green apples - 6 pcs
- Red vinegar - 2 tbsp. l
- Onion - 1 head
- Ground cloves - 3 tbsp.
- Ground turmeric - 2 tbsp.
- Ground nutmeg - 2 tbsp.
- Ground sweet peas - 3 tbsp.
- Instant coffee - 2 tsp.
- Corn syrup (can be thick sugar) - 4 tbsp.
- Salt - 6 tbsp.
- Mustard powder - 3 tbsp.
- Sugar - 1 tbsp.
- Bean out of the jar, fold to a sieve and rinse thoroughly. Then the beans should be crushed in a food processor to a state of mashed potatoes and put it in a jar. Garlic and soy sauce are put in the same jar.
- Put the sardines out of the jar in a bowl and mash, after adding a little vinegar. The sardines crushed in a vinegar add to bank.
- Take a large saucepan and put the apples there. Fill the apples with vinegar so that the liquid covers the fruit. Add onions, turmeric, cloves, coffee, nutmeg and sweet peas. Bring it all to a boil and let it boil for 2 hours. You need to cook on low heat without covering with a lid.
- As the vinegar evaporates, add vinegar diluted with water (50:50) to the common ingredients. During cooking it is necessary to ensure that the apples are always covered with liquid.
- Apples tend to quickly stick to the bottom of the pan, so you need to stir them periodically.
- After 2 hours, remove everything from the heat and form a puree from the mass, passing it through a food processor. 8 cups of the resulting puree, place in a jar. Put ground red pepper, corn (sugar) syrup, sugar, mustard and salt in the same vessel. If the bank you have taken is not filled to the top yet, then fill all with vinegar until the can is completely filled. Stir the entire contents of the jar, shaking and leave for 24 hours in a cool place. After that, strain the sauce and bottle. Bottles must be corked.
If you have no desire to cook Worcestershire Sauce independently, experts recommend replace it ordinary and affordable whole soy sauce. In fact, it is best to get yourself a bottle of Worcester sauce, prepared according to the original recipe. This bottle is enough for you for a long time, and you will be able to feel the very real taste of Worcestershire sauce.