Grace Adds Flavour

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Thursday, August 02, 2018

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Our obsession with Grace Ketchup has increased threefold. What took them so long, is all we've been muttering as we stock up on bottles of Scotch Bonnet, Peach Mango and Jamaican Jerk.

The timing, too — Emancipendence weekend — could not have been better. Thanks to chef and food stylist Andre Sewell, there's reason to open all three flavours. Join us this weekend in a celebration of flavours courtesy of Grace.

Jerk-Hawaiian Pizza

Makes 1 pizza

1 Pre-made pizza dough
cup Grace Jamaican Jerk
Flavoured ketchup
1/3 cup mozzarella and cheddar
shredded cheese
cup sliced red onions,
sliced bell peppers
cup diced pineapple
cup Grace ham, diced

Assemble ingredients for pizza — the base, sauce, cheese, seasonings, ham and pineapple.
Bake at 500 degrees Fahrenheit for approximately 5 mins or until cheese is melted and the dough is crispy.
*Sprinkle Red Pepper flakes for added heat.

Chef's Tip: Pre-heat the tray
you're baking on to ensure you
get a crispy base for your pizza!

Peach Mango Shrimp Skewers

Serves 4 skewers

1lb jumbo shrimp, peeled and deveined
1 tsp Grace Jerk Powder Seasoning
tsp baking soda (optional, but
produces extra plump shrimp)
1 tsp Mild Grace Jerk Seasoning
1/3 cup Grace Peach Mango Flavoured ketchup
Assorted fruits and/or vegetables, chopped

Toss shrimp into the combined powder seasoning & baking soda.
Toss in the Mild Grace Jerk Seasoning & marinate 15 minutes to 1 hour.
Arrange shrimp and assorted fruits/vegetables on skewers.
Grill shrimp on medium high heat until cooked (approximately 4 minutes); glazing multiple times in the last minute-and-a-half of cooking.

Pro-Tip: Soak skewers in water for 30 minutes before cooking so that they don't burn!

Sweet & Spicy Spaghetti & Meatballs

Serves 4 persons

1lb mince (chicken, beef or pork - or mixed!)
1 cup breadcrumbs
1 cup milk
1 egg
1 tsp garlic powder
1 tsp onion powder
1 tsp black pepper
1 tsp salt
tsp red pepper flakes
tsp chopped thyme
tsp pimento powder


1 bottle Grace Scotch Bonnet Flavoured Ketchup
cup water
2 tsp Mild Grace Jerk Seasoning
2 tbs brown sugar


1 pack of Grace spaghetti


Meatballs & Sauce:

Whisk egg in the milk and combine with all the seasonings and breadcrumbs.
Soak for 12 minutes.
Combine breadcrumb mixture with meat. Form into medium-sized balls.
Pre-heat enough oil to cover an inch in the frying pan.
Fry the meatballs until brown on all sides.
Combine Grace Scotch Bonnet Flavored Ketchup, water, brown sugar and Mild Grace Jerk Seasoning and bring to a boil in a pot.
When boiling, toss in meatballs. Reduce the heat to low and let them simmer for about 20 mins until cooked through.

Cook according to package instructions.

Chef's Tip: Once meat and breadcrumb mixture are combined, refrigerate for 30 minutes. This will make it much easier to handle when shaping the meatballs.

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