The tamarind is one of the strangest looking exotics in the EAT ME range. It is a large brown pod, which is mainly known in Asian cuisine as an ingredient in many marinades and sauces. After preparation, the sticky pulp takes on a paste-like texture.
The flavour of tamarind is sweet and sour and perfect for Asian dishes. The seeds in the pod are not edible.
Do you want to make a marinade for chicken satay yourself? Much more delicious! Tamarind is the right place to start for a spicy variant. Many Thai dishes cannot be made without tamarind. And try it in a chutney recipe.
Remove the skin of EAT ME tamarind with your hands. Then take out the soft flesh for further preparation, such as cooking and stir-frying.
How to use tamarind in the kitchen?
If you have a ripe tamarind, it's best to store it in the fridge.
Nutritional values per 100 grams
Tamarind is rich in vitamin B6. This vitamin should not be underestimated, it is crucial for the metabolism of protein. It is also a source of potassium, the mineral that is good for muscle functioning.
Where does tamarind come from?
EAT ME tamarind comes from Thailand.