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