Recipe: Spicy Plum Salsa

From Martha Stewart


4 to 6 firm but ripe red plums (1 pound 4 ounces), cut into 1/4-inch wedges 1 small cucumber, peeled, seeded, and coarsely chopped 2 tablespoons finely chopped fresh cilantro 1 tablespoon plus 1 teaspoon fresh lime juice, plus more if needed

1 tablespoon sugar, plus more if needed 1 teaspoon minced garlic 1 teaspoon finely grated peeled fresh ginger 1/2 large jalapeno chile (seeded if desired), minced Coarse salt and freshly ground pepper


Stir together plums, cucumber, cilantro, lime juice, sugar, garlic, ginger, jalape- no, 1 teaspoon salt, and 1/4 teaspoon pepper in a bowl. Adjust flavor with lime juice and sugar if needed. Refrigerate for 1 hour before serving.