【Chinese Style Hot Pepper Relish】
Hot pepper relish is used in many Chinese dishes, such as steamed fish head with hot pepper relish, popular in Hunan province.
Prepare time: 20 minutes
Stand time: 1 week
Serves: 20 servings
1) 350g fresh hot red pepper;
2) 2 tsp salt, 2 tsp vodka or Chinese whiskey , 1 tbsp freshly minced garlic.
1: Wash and stem hot peppers. Pat dry and leave on the countertop to dry for 24 hours (Picture 1).
2: Cut hot peppers into small pieces. Place them in a clean and dry bowl, add all ingredients of Ingredient 2) (Picture 3). Mix well with a clean and dry spoon.
3. Cover with plastic food wrap and let it stand for 48 hours under room temperature (Picture 4).
4: Transfer hot pepper relish into a clean glass jar and cover the lid. Store in the fridge for 5 days before serving.