Barker’s Top 10 Wanted

We bring you the best selection of sauces and dressings to dress up your meals this summer.

1# Coconut & NZ Lime Dressing

  • A versatile dressing/sauce that has a bit of creamy and zesty Malay flavour.
  • Ideal for seafood – great with scallops or fish. Baked or used as a dipping sauce on the side. Also fabulous with chicken.
  • Versatile as a dressing with potato, kumara or pasta salads – you can blend half and half with yoghurt if you desire.

2# NZ Raspberry Vinaigrette

  • A vibrant blend of NZ Raspberries and NZ Blackcurrants.
  • Perfect as a dressing for barbecued chicken skewers or on the side of any duck dish.
  • This dressing also provides a beautiful natural sweetness to roasted veggie salads. Simply drizzle a small amount on before popping veges in the oven and add more as a dipping sauce.

3# Miso & Ginger Dressing

  • Awarded as a Finalist in 2018 NZ Food Awards, this dressing is a must-have for salmon lovers. Ideal as a dipping sauce for fresh salmon to complement a sashimi-style dish. Also perfect drizzled over salmon steaks or tuna fillets before baking, skewering or BBQ’ing.
  • Fabulous with chicken and white fish too.
  • Can be used as a dipping sauce for starter nibbles like dumplings, spring rolls and tempura veges.
  • Perfect as a drizzle to Asian wok-fried veggies.
Barker's Miso & Ginger Dressing with Dumplings

4# The Best Balsamic Mint Sauce

  • This sauce is a Barker’s original! The only partner for Summer lamb.
  • Also accompanies blanched garden greens beautifully. Try it drizzled on broccolini and freshly picked asparagus, beans or peas.
  • Add with a generous knob of butter to new potatoes, or blend with butter, chill and melt over lamb.

5# Not So Sweet Chilli Sauce

  • Every pantry needs a chilli sauce! Ideal as an ingredient for your homemade ham glaze.
  • Also great drizzled over everything including veges, seafood and starter snacks. Try it drizzled over cream cheese and serve with crackers. Works on the side with any meat.
  • Barker’s Not So Sweet Chilli Sauce has less than half the sugar of other mainstream chilli sauces for better flavour.

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6# Central Otago Rich Red Plum

  • Barker’s Plum Sauce is a traditional family favourite and goes with everything. Made from 48% Central Otago plums, it’s an alternative to the Tomato Sauce if you fancy a change. 
  • A partner for sausage rolls and party pies for the kids or if you are having a Christmas Day BBQ, Plum sauce works on the side with sausages, steaks, chicken kebabs and burgers …try it drizzled over brie, then bake for gooey goodness!

    7# Quince Fruit for Cheese

    • This Fruit for Cheese is the cheese platter ‘must-have’ Kiwi Classic.
    • Leftovers work beautifully on the side or atop baked chicken breasts. Warm through and use as a jus for serving.

    8# Redcurrant Jelly

    • A classic Christmas jelly, Redcurrant is great with Lamb, Chicken and Turkey. 
    • Add to a summer berry pudding. 
    • Great with cheese – try it with brie.

    9# Blackcurrant & Red Onion Jelly

    • This jelly is for every hunter! The perfect partner with venison. Great with chicken, lamb or beef.
    • Made with local blackcurrants this Barker’s favourite is also wonderful with cheese. Perfect for those blue and cheddar lovers.
    • Dissolve some in gravy to add a delicious flavour boost.

    10# Spiced Apricot & Orange Glaze

    • The perfect glaze for everything!
    • Ready to go for glazed ham or chicken
    • Try drizzled over carrots and beans and also works beautifully as a sweet glaze for homemade danishes (just cut ready to use puff pastry into squares, fold over fresh or canned fruit, then brush glaze over and bake).
    • Perfect for Christmas morning brunch. Don’t forget the champagne!