How to cook currant sauce: 4 recipes

Currants are good not only in jams and pastries. The berries with bright taste make savory and various sauces. In this article you will find a variety of recipes for currant sauces, which will give a new sound to your favorite dishes.

currant to meat sauce for winter
The recipes of currant sauces are varied and can complement the taste of any dish.
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  • Servings:
  • Cooking time:30 minutes

For sauces, only fully ripened berries are used. Before cooking, they need to prepare: wash, dry, remove the leaves and stalk. Now you can start creating!

How to cook currant sauce with fresh herbs


  • 2st. black currant;
  • 1 bunch fresh parsley and dill;
  • garlic head;
  • 1-2h l sugar sand;
  • salt and black pepper.

Currant wipe through a sieve. Pour in the spices. salt and sugar. Chop greens, chive garlic through a press. Combine everything, mix and serve immediately to main dishes.

Mint Currant Sauce

You will need the following products:

  • 0.4 kg of black currant;
  • 1st c. white wine (dry);
  • 3rd. l Sahara;
  • 100g natural butter;
  • a pinch of black pepper;
  • a couple of fresh mint sprigs.

In a heated frying pan, melt a piece of butter, pour in wine. Add sugar almost immediately. Warm up on low heat, stirring. until the sugar has dissolved. Then put berries in a pan, stew over low heat for 10-12 minutes. Cool slightly, add salt, mint and pepper. Pure in a blender until smooth.

Currant meat sauce for winter


  • 0.5 kg of black currant;
  • 0.3 liters of water;
  • 5ст. l sugar sand;
  • half hot pepper;
  • on 1 h. l ground paprika, allspice peas and coriander.

Berries pour water, add peas, cook for 15 minutes. Cool slightly, remove the pepper (for convenience, it can be dipped in a saucepan in a special bag). Berry to grind through a sieve.

To the berry mass add chopped hot pepper, the remaining spices and sugar. All together, boil on low heat for another 15 minutes. During this time, the aroma of spices will be revealed, the sauce will become more dense.

Pour the sauce into sterilized jars, roll up the lids. Wrap until cool and store in a dark cool place.It will be the perfect complement to meat dishes and will emphasize their taste much better than the usual ketchup.

Red Currant Sauce Preparation Recipe


  • 650g of red currant;
  • 250g of granulated sugar;
  • 5ст. l apple cider vinegar;
  • 1h l salts;
  • 2-3pcs cloves, cinnamon, allspice and hot peppercorns.

Put currants in a colander and immerse in boiling water for 30 seconds. Wipe it through a sieve, heat the juice, adding sugar and salt to it. Stir until dissolved, then add spices.

When the next sauce is ready to boil, reduce the fire to minimum. Boil for 20 minutes, not allowing to boil, remove from heat and add apple vinegar. Mix well, pour into sterilized jars. Roll covers, wrap to cool and store for storage in a dark cool place.

Sweet and sour sauce harmoniously complement poultry dishes, meatballs, pancakes.

This sauce has many varieties, any gourmet will find a recipe to their liking. Experiment and familiar dishes will sparkle with new summer colors.

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