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Tropical Sambal

Yield Makes 2 cups
This warm, chutney-like condiment goes well with tuna, whitefish, salmon, chicken, or pork.


  • 2 1/2 cups chopped fresh pineapple
  • 1/4 cup firmly packed brown sugar
  • 2 teaspoons minced fresh ginger
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 serrano chile pepper, seeded and minced
  • 3/4 cup rice wine vinegar

How to Make It

  1. Combine first 5 ingredients in a medium saucepan. Bring to a boil over medium-high heat; reduce heat, and simmer, uncovered, 20 minutes, stirring occasionally. Add vinegar. Bring to a boil; reduce heat, and simmer, uncovered, 20 minutes or until most liquid evaporates, stirring occasionally.