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Homemade Chamoy

Make your own Chamoy with this easy recipe! It's Mexico's favorite condiment used in so many ways: on fruit, drinks, snacks and even main dishes.
Course Sauces
Cuisine Mexican
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 4 cups
Calories 37kcal
Author Ana Frias

Equipment

  • Blender
  • Medium saucepan

Ingredients

  • 3/4 cup dried apricots
  • 1/2 cup prunes seeded
  • 1/2 cup dried hibiscus flowers
  • 3 cups water
  • 6 tablespoon homemade chili powder or chile piquin powder or even tajin
  • 1/4 cup white sugar
  • 1/4 cup fresh lime juice

Instructions

  • In a medium saucepan, bring all ingredients (except the citrus juice) to a boil. Reduce heat to low and simmer for 30 minutes.
  • Turn off heat and rest until cooled off. About 10 minutes.
  • Add everything to a blender including the lime juice and blend well.
  • Check for the liquid consistency: Add a few more tablespoons of water for a more liquid consistency.
  • Transfer to glass jars and store in refrigerator. It will last about 2 months.

Nutrition

Serving: 0.5cup | Calories: 37kcal | Carbohydrates: 8g | Sodium: 67mg | Potassium: 73mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 5g