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Red Onion Relish

Hands-on time 10 mins
Total time 1 hr, 10 mins
Yield Makes 1 1/2 cups

Ingredients

  • 1/2 medium-size red onion
  • 2 teaspoons cumin seeds
  • 3 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons cider vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon dark brown sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt

How to Make It

  1. Thinly slice onion, and place in a 2-qt. glass bowl.

  2. Heat a medium skillet over medium-high heat until hot; add cumin seeds, and cook, stirring constantly, 1 to 2 minutes or until toasted. Slowly stir in 1/2 cup water, lemon juice, and next 3 ingredients. Stir until brown sugar is melted and mixture comes to a boil.

  3. Pour over red onion slices, and let stand 1 hour. Store in an airtight container in refrigerator up to 1 week.