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Molho Cru (Portuguese Pickle)

Yield 2 cups (serving size: 1/3 cup)
Molho cru (muhl-CREW) is a Portuguese condiment served mainly with fish. This dish gets better with age.

Ingredients

  • 1 1/4 cups diced onion
  • 3/4 cup water
  • 1/2 cup cider vinegar
  • 3/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon saffron threads
  • 3 tablespoons minced fresh parsley
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons minced fresh cilantro

Nutrition Information

  • calories 19
  • caloriesfromfat 5 %
  • fat 0.1 g
  • satfat 0.0 g
  • monofat 0.0 g
  • polyfat 0.0 g
  • protein 0.5 g
  • carbohydrate 4.7 g
  • fiber 0.9 g
  • cholesterol 0.0 mg
  • iron 0.5 mg
  • sodium 4 mg
  • calcium 14 mg

How to Make It

  1. Combine first 6 ingredients in a bowl; cover and chill at least 24 hours. Stir in parsley and cilantro just before serving.