Delicious Recipes with Guava Juice

Delicious Recipes with Guava Juice

Introduction:

Guava juice is pleasant and tasty on its own or in recipes. Its sweet and tangy flavor makes it flexible in savory and sweet recipes. Here’s where you may try cooking using guava juice! This post features 10 excellent guava juice recipes, from drinks to desserts. Guava-infused cuisine awaits!

Here are 10 recipes using guava juice, along with their ingredients and preparation methods:

Ingredients For Guava Juice Mocktail

1 cup guava juice
1 cup sparkling water
Juice of 1 lime
Fresh mint leaves
Ice cubes

Method

In a glass, combine guava juice and sparkling water.
Squeeze in the lime juice and stir well.
Add ice cubes and garnish with fresh mint leaves.
Serve chilled and enjoy this refreshing guava juice mocktail.

Ingredients For Guava Glazed Chicken

4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts
1 cup guava juice
2 tablespoons soy sauce
2 cloves garlic, minced
1 teaspoon grated ginger
Salt and pepper to taste

Method

Mix guava juice, soy sauce, minced garlic, grated ginger, salt, and pepper in a bowl.
Pour marinade over chicken breasts in a plastic bag.
For additional flavor, marinate overnight in the fridge.
Preheat the grill/oven.
Cook the chicken until 165°F (74°C) and clear juices.
Add flavor by basting the chicken with guava juice glaze.
Rest the chicken before serving. Favorite sides.

Ingredients For Guava Salad Dressing

1/2 cup guava juice
1/4 cup olive oil
2 tablespoons vinegar (apple cider or white wine vinegar)
1 tablespoon honey
Pinch of salt

Method

Blend guava juice, olive oil, vinegar, honey, and salt in a small bowl.
Adjust sweetness and acidity to taste.
Toss your salad with guava dressing.

Enjoy the tropical twist that the guava dressing adds to your salads.

Ingredients For Guava BBQ Sauce

1 cup guava juice
1/2 cup ketchup
2 tablespoons brown sugar
2 tablespoons apple cider vinegar
1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
1/2 teaspoon onion powder
Salt and pepper to taste

Method

Guava juice, ketchup, brown sugar, apple cider vinegar, Worcestershire sauce, Dijon mustard, garlic powder, onion powder, salt, and pepper in a pot.
Simmer the mixture over medium heat, stirring occasionally.
Simmer on low for 15-20 minutes until the sauce thickens.
Taste and season as needed.

Use the guava BBQ sauce as a glaze or dipping sauce for grilled meats, and burgers, or as a flavor enhancer for roasted vegetables.

Ingredients  For Guava-Marinated Shrimp Skewers

1 pound large shrimp, peeled and deveined
1/2 cup guava juice
2 tablespoons lime juice
2 tablespoons olive oil
2 cloves garlic, minced
1 teaspoon ground cumin
1/2 teaspoon paprika
Salt and pepper to taste
Skewers (if using wooden skewers, soak them in water for 30 minutes before grilling)

Method

Mix guava juice, lime juice, olive oil, minced garlic, ground cumin, paprika, salt, and pepper in a bowl.
Toss prawns in marinade to coat. Marinate for 30 minutes in the fridge.
Medium-high heat the grill.
Skewer marinated prawns by piercing their heads and tails.
Grill prawn skewers till pink and opaque, 2-3 minutes per side.
Guava-marinated prawn skewers are a delicious appetizer or main dish.

Ingredients Guava Smoothie Bowl

1 cup guava juice
1 frozen banana
1 cup frozen mixed berries
1/2 cup plain Greek yogurt
Toppings of your choice (e.g., sliced banana, granola, chia seeds, coconut flakes)

Method

Blend guava juice, frozen banana, mixed berries, and Greek yogurt.
Mix till creamy.
Smoothie into a bowl.
Add banana, granola, chia seeds, and coconut flakes.
This guava smoothie bowl makes a healthy and pleasant breakfast.

Ingredients For Guava Cheesecake

1 1/2 cups graham cracker crumbs
1/4 cup melted butter
2 cups cream cheese, softened
3/4 cup sugar
1 cup guava juice
3 eggs
1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Method

Bake at 325°F (163°C).
Blend graham cracker crumbs and melted butter in a bowl.
Press the crust into an oiled springform pan.
Beat cream cheese and sugar in another basin until smooth.
Add guava juice, eggs, and vanilla essence gradually and beat until smooth.
Pour cream cheese over the springform pan crust.
Bake until the cheesecake is firm and slightly jiggles in the center, 50–60 minutes.
Remove from oven and cool to room temperature.
Before serving, chill the cheesecake for 4–12 hours.
Enjoy this guava-infused cheesecake.

Ingredients For Guava Popsicles

1 cup guava juice
1/2 cup plain Greek yogurt
2 tablespoons honey
Fresh mint leaves (optional)

Method

Mix guava juice, Greek yogurt, and honey in a bowl.
Fill popsicle molds.
Popsicle sticks into molds.
Freeze the molds for 6 hours or until solid.
Remove popsicles from molds after freezing.

Garnish with fresh mint leaves if desired.
Indulge in these delightful guava popsicles on a hot summer day and let their fruity goodness cool you down.

Ingredients For Guava Jam

4 cups guava juice
2 tablespoons lemon juice
4 cups granulated sugar
1 package (1.75 oz) powdered fruit pectin

Method

Guava, lemon, and powdered fruit pectin in a big pot.
Stir and boil over medium heat.
Stir in granulated sugar.
Boil for 15-20 minutes to attain jam consistency.
Remove surface foam.
Let the jam cool for a few minutes.
Seal sterilized guava jam jars.
Before refrigerating, let the jars cool fully.
Spread homemade guava jam on toast, muffins, pancakes, or yogurt.

Ingredients For Guava Yogurt Parfait

1 cup plain Greek yogurt
1/2 cup granola
1/2 cup chopped fresh guava
2 tablespoons honey

Method:

In a glass or jar, layer the ingredients starting with Greek yogurt at the bottom.
Add a layer of granola, followed by chopped fresh guava.
Drizzle honey over the guava layer.
Repeat the layers until the glass or jar is filled.
Finish with a sprinkle of granola on top.
Serve this delightful guava yogurt parfait as a healthy and satisfying breakfast or snack option.

These 10 recipes offer a variety of ways to enjoy the deliciousness of guava juice. From mocktails to main courses, desserts, and more, guava juice adds a unique tropical twist to your culinary creations. So, grab a bottle of guava juice and let your taste buds embark on a flavorful journey! Enjoy!

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: Is canned guava juice okay?

Ans: These recipes can use canned guava juice. Choose a high-quality brand without sugar or artificial flavors.

Q: Can I use fresh guava juice in these recipes?

Ans: In some recipes, fresh guava may need further processing and changes to reach the ideal flavor and consistency. Guava juice improves these recipes.

Q: Is guava juice freezable?

Ans: Yes, guava juice can be frozen. Just defrost it in the fridge and shake it before using it in recipes.

Q: Are these recipes vegan/vegetarian?

Ans: These recipes can be made vegetarian or vegan. Replace chicken and dairy with tofu, tempeh, coconut milk, or vegan cheese.

Q: Can I sweeten these recipes?

Ans: Absolutely! Add sugar, honey, or other sweeteners to taste.

Q: Are these recipes kid-friendly?

Ans: All ages can enjoy these recipes. They allow kids to sample new flavors and meals.

Q: Guava nectar instead of guava juice?

Ans: Most recipes can replace guava nectar for juice. However, nectar is sweeter and thicker than juice, so adjust the other components accordingly.

Q: Can I keep leftover recipes?

Ans: Depending on the recipe, leftovers can be refrigerated in airtight containers for several days. Check the recipe for storing instructions.

Q: Can I substitute ingredients?

Ans: Absolutely! Try different flavors and additives with guava juice. Have fun experimenting with different recipes.

Conclusion:

Guava juice lends a tropical flavor to many recipes. Mocktails, savory dishes, and sweet desserts are all possible. These 10 dishes are great for entertaining, rewarding oneself, or trying new flavors. Grab a bottle of guava juice, get creative in the kitchen, and enjoy the sweet and tart taste of guava. Cheers to a tasty tropical culinary experience!

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