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Guava Glaze

Yield Makes about 3/4 cup


  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro, divided
  • 1/2 cup plus 3 tablespoons fresh orange juice
  • 1 garlic clove, crushed
  • 1/2 (14-ounce) package guava paste, cut into cubes
  • 3/4 cup water
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
  • Kosher salt
  • Dash of ground white pepper

How to Make It

  1. Combine 2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro and next 4 ingredients in a medium saucepan. Cook over medium heat 15 minutes or until guava paste melts, stirring often. Strain through a metal sieve. Stir in lemon juice. Season with salt and pepper. Let cool.

  2. Stir in remaining 2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro.