The onions in this condiment are salted and then rinsed, a process that softens them and removes any bitter juices. Delicious, Quick Side Dishes
3 medium onions, quartered lengthwise and very thinly sliced
3 tablespoons kosher salt
1/4 cup cider vinegar
2 1/2 tablespoons strained apricot jam
2 1/2 tablespoons minced mint, cilantro or a mix of both
1 medium-hot fresh red chile, seeded and minced
How to Make It
Set a colander in the sink. Add the onions and salt; rub the salt into the onions and squeeze them gently for a few minutes. Rinse the onions thoroughly under cold running water, then drain well and pat dry.
In a small bowl, combine the vinegar and apricot jam. Stir in the onions and mint. Add the chile and serve.
The sambal can be prepared through Step 1 up to 1 day ahead.
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