Fresh Plum Salsa

Fresh Plum Salsa
Photo by Steve Hunter


  • 1 fresh jalapeño, cored, seeded, and finely chopped (optional)
  • 1 Tbs. chopped fresh basil
  • 1 tsp. granulated sugar; more to taste
  • 4 to 6 plums, split, pitted, and diced (to yield about 2 cups)
  • ½ cup finely chopped red onion
  • 1 Tbs. chopped fresh mint
  • ½ tsp. kosher salt
  • + 2 more ingredients
    • 1-½ Tbs. fresh lime juice; more to taste
    • 1 Tbs. finely chopped lemongrass

In a small bowl, toss the onion with the lime juice and salt. Let sit at room temperature for 30 minutes to pickle lightly. Just before serving, add the plums, lemongrass, mint, basil, sugar, and jalapeño, if using. Toss to mix. Taste and add more sugar and lime juice, if you like. Serve this sal...

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