Penang Shallot Relish / Chung Gao Jai

Serves: 4
Total Calories: 34


1 cup shallot, thinly sliced
1/2 cup lime juice, fresh, or more to taste
1 1/2 teaspoons salt, or more to taste
1 1/2 teaspoons sugar
1 tablespoon sambal ulek or other chile paste, or more to taste
1/4 cup water


Place the shallots in a large bowl and add 1/2 cup lime juice, 1 1/2 teaspoons salt, the sugar, 1 tablespoon sambal ulek, and the water, stirring until the sugar is dissolved. Correct the seasoning, adding salt, lime juice, or sambal ulek to taste. The sambal will taste good right away and even better after 30 minutes, as the flavors blend and merge.

Makes about 1 1/4 cups enough to serve 4 to 6

Nutritional Facts:

Serves: 4
Total Calories: 34
Calories from Fat: 0

This Penang Shallot Relish / Chung Gao Jai recipe is from the The Barbecue Bible Cookbook. Download this Cookbook today.

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