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Malay Onion Sambal

  • SERVINGS: MAKES ABOUT 1 1/2 CUPS
  • FAST
  • MAKE-AHEAD

The onions in this condiment are salted and then rinsed, a process that softens them and removes any bitter juices.

  1. 3 medium onions, quartered lengthwise and very thinly sliced
  2. 3 tablespoons kosher salt
  3. 1/4 cup cider vinegar
  4. 2 1/2 tablespoons strained apricot jam
  5. 2 1/2 tablespoons minced mint, cilantro or a mix of both
  6. 1 medium-hot fresh red chile, seeded and minced
  1. 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.
  2. In a small bowl, combine the vinegar and apricot jam. Stir in the onions and mint. Add the chile and serve.
Make Ahead The sambal can be prepared through Step 1 up to 1 day ahead.
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