There are many amazing Vietnamese Food Recipes will be made in my family. One of them is Sour and Spicy Yellow Mombin Jam (Mứt Cóc Chua Cay). Here is my sister in law favorite when she was pregnant. A little sweet, sour and spicy from this fruit will create an interesting feeling when tasting. You can add more ginger when making this jam. If your friends visit your house, you can share this dessert while chatting. How great this life is.
Moreover, on this Tet holiday, creating something new in food for your family is a good way to show how much you love them. And I bet they will really happy about your decision. When you are ready, please follow our instructions below to create one of stunning Vietnamese Food Recipes with us. Now let us start cooking, ok?
1kg Yellow Mombin Fruits (Choose the Green Skin Ones)
400gr white sugar
1 cooking lime (vôi) – buy at vietnamese markets
1 small clove ginger
1 teaspoon chili powder (depends on your flavor).
Step 1: Mix cooking lime (vôi) into cold water ( 3 – 4 liters). Wait in 15 minutes and use the water above, pour away the dregs below. Peel off the cover of ginger and slice into fibre.
Step 2: Peel off the cover yellow mombin fruits. Chop in half or fourth pieces. Soak into mixture water in step 1 in 5 – 6 hours.
Step 3: After that, wash in clean water in 3 – 4 times and wait to dry.
Step 4: Mix sugar and chopped yellow mombin fruits together. Mix well and wait about 4 – 6 hours. Depend on your flavor, you can adjust sugar for this jam.
Step 5: Here is the first step to create one of stunning Vietnamese Food Recipes. Bring mixture in step 4 to cook in small heat.
Step 6: Next, add more chili powder + sliced ginger into pot and continue cooking in small heat. Sometime, you use chopsticks to stir well and gently.
Step 7: Cook until sugar water turns brown yellow and become thick. Turn off the heat. Arrange yellow mombin on grid and wait to dry in 2 hours.
Finally, your dessert for this Tet holiday is already finished. Store in glass jar and use day by day. I have to admit that I cannot stop my drool when just imagine about this jam. And I bet you, your family and friends will totally fall in love with it. Hope you guys will make it when Tet holiday is coming. Good Luck for your Cooking and do not miss our next Vietnamese Food Recipes tomorrow.
From EZ Vietnamese Cuisine Team.