Strawberry Sauce for Meat

Strawberry Sauce for Meat

We are used to strawberries being a dessert. The sauce from it, according to the majority of hostesses, is suitable exclusively for sweet dishes. But gourmets are ready to argue with this statement. They are convinced that you can make an amazing seasoning for meat from strawberries. Strawberry meat sauce has a rich sweet-sour taste with spicy notes and spicy peppercorn, with a delicate strawberry flavor. It emphasizes well the taste of meat dishes, especially if it is served cold to hot meat. Any dish with strawberry sauce becomes exquisite and worthy of the festive table.

Cooking Features

One of the advantages of strawberry meat sauce is the simplicity of its preparation. Therefore, even an inexperienced hostess will cope with this task, especially if she knows a few secrets.

  • Strawberry sauce can be made from both fresh and frozen berries, even strawberry jam. Only one thing is important: strawberries should be ripe, but not rotten. Therefore, the berry is carefully selected for the sauce and it is no less carefully washed.
  • You can grind strawberries for sauce in any convenient way. Most often use a blender. However, it is easy to cope with the task even in the absence of any kitchen appliances: strawberries are easily rubbed through a sieve.
  • You should not use aluminum utensils for making strawberry sauce, especially if the technology of its preparation provides for heat treatment. Aluminum, on contact with fruit and berry acids, is oxidized, releasing harmful substances. Most often, experienced housewives brew sauce in enamel containers, stirring it while cooking with a wooden spoon.
  • The amount of sugar added to the sauce must be adjusted to your liking. If you have a sweet strawberry, you can add a little less than that indicated in the recipe.

    Store strawberry sauce in the refrigerator. If it has been heat treated and poured into glass containers, it will be tasty for at least a week. Otherwise, it should not be stored for more than two days.

Strawberry sauce is served to chilled meat.

Strawberry sauce without cooking


  • strawberries - 0, 2 kg;
  • orange - 1 pc .;
  • lemon - 1 pc .;
  • sugar - 60 g;
  • rum or liquor - 40 ml;
  • ground cinnamon - 5 g;
  • sour cream - 0, 25 l;
  • garlic (optional) - 1 clove;
  • ginger root (optional) - 10-20 g;
  • red pepper - to taste.

Method of preparation:

  • Go through the strawberries, tear off the leaves. Rinse the berry well in running water. Spread out on a paper towel so that it absorbs the excess liquid. Chop strawberries with a blender.
  • Wash the lemon and orange, blot them with a napkin. Rub the zest with them - you will need a teaspoon of each kind of zest. Squeeze the juice from the fruit.
  • In one bowl, mix strawberry puree, lemon and orange juice, zest. If desired, add garlic passed through the press and grated ginger. Pepper to taste.
  • Pour in rum, add cinnamon, stir.
  • Add sour cream to this mixture and mix thoroughly. If desired, you can even beat the blender.

After that, strawberry sauce is left to be refrigerated and wait until it becomes cold. After that, they can pour the meat or serve it separately in a saucepan, so that everyone can add as much sauce as they want. This recipe can be considered a classic. On its basis, preparing different versions of strawberry sauce. In addition to garlic and ginger, which were listed in the recipe, you can add mustard, mayonnaise, chopped chili.

To enhance the preservation of the sauce, it can be boiled and then cooled. The taste and appearance of it from this will change slightly, but will not become worse.

Oriental strawberry sauce


  • strawberries - 0, 4 kg;
  • sugar - 20 g;
  • soy sauce - 80 ml;
  • apple cider vinegar (6 percent) - 40 ml;
  • black ground pepper - 5 g.

Method of preparation:

  • Pick and wash the strawberries. Fill with soy sauce, add sugar and set on low heat. Boil, stirring often, for 30 minutes.
  • Add vinegar and pepper. Continue cooking for another 10 minutes.
  • Beat the sauce with a blender and return to the fire. Boil down to the desired consistency.
  • Remove from heat and wait for the sauce to cool to room temperature. Put in the fridge.

The sauce has a sweet-sour-salty taste, well suited to meat and poultry, cooked according to recipes of Oriental cuisine. To speed up the process of thickening the sauce, you can add a little starch to it, after diluting it with cool water.

Strawberry Sauce with Red Wine for Meat


  • strawberries - 0, 4 kg;
  • dry red wine - 0, 25 l;
  • lemon juice - 60 ml;
  • sugar - 60 g;
  • starch - 5 g;
  • water - 40 ml;
  • spices and spices - to taste.

Method of preparation:

  • Grind the clean and washed strawberries with a blender.
  • Through the gauze folded in several layers, squeeze juice from it.
  • Put the wine on low heat and cook until it is half boiled away.
  • Add strawberry juice and cook for another 10 minutes.
  • Enter the sugar, wait until it dissolves.
  • Pour in lemon juice and cook for another 5 minutes.
  • Dissolve starch in water, pour a thin stream into the sauce and boil it for another couple of minutes.
  • Add salt and pepper, stir and remove from heat.

When cooled, the sauce will acquire a thicker consistency. It is well suited to any kind of meat, as well as chicken, duck, turkey.

Strawberry Mint


  • strawberries - 0, 2 kg;
  • orange juice - 40 ml;
  • dried basil - 10 g;
  • dried mint - 10 g;
  • salt, pepper - to taste.

Method of preparation:

  • Strawberries, washed and dried, cut into small pieces, cover with orange juice and put on a slow fire.
  • Grind spicy herbs to powder. Mix with pepper and salt.
  • Cook the strawberries in orange juice for 10 minutes, then rub through a sieve or turn into a homogeneous mass using a blender.
  • Pour in spicy mixture. Stir and cook for another 5 minutes.

Cool the sauce and serve with meat. The fresh taste of mint gives it a unique flavor.

Strawberry sauce is an unusual, but very successful addition to meat, allowing you to add new flavors to familiar dishes.

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