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Li-Hing-Mui Vinaigrette

Li-Hing-Mui, most commonly known as a preserved plum once only sold in soda fountains and at crack seed stores. Now several varieties are sold in every supermarket, store and at every 7-11.
In it’s powder form, we sprinkle it on fresh fruit, pineapple, apples, pears and melon. It is salty, sour, sweet and tangy.
Prep Time20 mins
Active Time0 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Marinades
Cuisine: American, Local
Keyword: Li Hing Mui, plum, pineapple, apples, pears, melon, sour, sweet, salty
Yield: 1 Cup.
Author: Deirdre K Todd


  • 1/4 c. white vinegar
  • 1 TB rice wine vinegar
  • 2 TB honey
  • 2 tsp. Dijon mustard
  • dash Tabasco
  • 1/2 tsp. li-hing-mui powder
  • 1/2 c. peanut oil
  • 1/4 c. vegetable oil


  • In a blender, combine all ingredients; adding oils slowly until emulsified.

How To Serve:

  • Makes 1 ¼ cup.