ketchup chocolate 4321

Years ago, chef Dave Arnold expressed a desire for a substance that had the consistency, texture, and applicability of chocolate, but wasn’t chocolate. He wanted to be able to coat food in ketchup as one coats, for example, cherries in chocolate. After some experimentation, he was successful. Here’s his recipe… (Pics)

1 kg de-odorized cocoa butter
325 g powdered tomato (spray dried or freeze dryed)
60 grams malt vinegar powder
25 grams salt
Spices to taste (onion powder, garlic powder, etc)
60 grams mycryo (to temper)

At the link, you can read about the preparation process, as well as see photos of the results. Pictured above are bits of chicken coated in the substance.

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Tater chip dipped in hard ketchup

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Ketchup egg yolk bon-bons (These are pretty darn good)

Link via J-Walk Blog