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Lately I have been noticing many interesting ways to use fruit for cooking. I have seen watermelon and feta cheese salads and fruits soaked in alcohol for a yummy, adult summer-time snack. This recipe, which came from last year’s food blogger cooking contest, is from Candy at Soupbelly.  Candy uses our Lime Chipotle Marinade for her pork chops and then creates her own nectarine salsa…just looking at the picture makes me hungry!

Here’s her recipe for this easy meal. She also has this posted on her own blog, which has LOTS of amazing photos of the prep and the meal. Make sure to check that out also.


Nectarine Salsa:

  • 2 ripe nectarines, cut into cubes
  • 1/4 onion, minced
  • 1 Serrano pepper, minced with seeds
  • 1/4 lemon (or lime), juiced
  • 2 Tbsp. cilantro, chopped


1) Place 4 pork chops in a zip-lock bag, pour marinade into bag. Seal and marinate for 4+ hours in the refrigerator.

2) To make salsa, mix nectarines, onion, pepper, lemon and cilantro together in a bowl. Refrigerate until ready to use.

3) Grill pork chops, approx. 3 minutes per side. Top with salsa. Serve.

We are giving a big shout-out “THANK YOU!” to Jennifer of Eighty MPH Mom and The Speedy Gourmet. She gave our Saucy Mama products a great review on her blog and shared her own ideas for using Saucy Mama marinades and sauces. She is also hosting her own giveaway, where two lucky winners will recieve a gift pack of Saucy Mama products. It’s easy to enter, so take a look at the review and enter on her website!

PS. Are you a fan of Saucy Mama on Facebook yet?

As we are wrapping up our last few contestant submissions for our “I am a Saucy Mama” Contest, we took a look back at some of our awesome recipes from last year’s food blogger contest. This one, from Megan Katauskas at Imperrfections, caught my eye again for two reasons. One, it is a wrap, and these just seem perfect for a summer lunch. Two, it uses both Lime Chipotle Marinade and our Hot Wing Sauce. Can we talk about delicious? Thanks for the recipe, Megan!  

2 chicken breasts, sliced
1/2 C Saucy Mama Lime Chipotle Marinade
1/2 onion, sliced
1/2 green pepper, cut into strips
1 Tbsp vegetable oil
4 Tbsp sour cream
2 Tbsp Saucy Mama Hot Wing Sauce
shredded cheddar cheese (this time I used a Mexican 4-cheese mix)
small flour tortillas or romaine lettuce leafs, white parts removed

Mix the marinade and chicken together, and marinate for 30 minutes in the fridge. In a large skillet, saute the onion and peppers in oil. Once they start getting tender, push to one side of the pan and add the chicken (shake off excess marinade and discard).

Cook on one side for 2-3 minutes then flip and cook 3 more minutes. Stir everything together and spoon into tortillas or lettuce leafs. Mix together the sour cream and hot sauce and use to top the chicken wraps along with a little cheddar cheese.

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