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A relatively brief fermentation technique gives this hot sauce a briny flavor. Use it on eggs, tacos, sandwiches, or grilled vegetables.

Robby Melvin
This Story Originally Appeared On cookinglight.com

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Credit: Greg DuPree

Recipe Summary

active:
10 mins
total:
2 days
Yield:
Makes 2 cups (serving size: 2 tsp.)
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Place jalapeños, onion, and garlic in a large glass jar with a tight-fitting lid.

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  • Combine 2 cups water and salt in a saucepan; bring to a boil over high, stirring until salt dissolves. Cool to room temperature.

  • Pour salted water over jalapeño mixture. Cover with lid; set on counter in a cool place away from direct sunlight for 2 to 3 days, stirring once a day.

  • Process mixture in a blender until smooth. Serve immediately, or refrigerate in an airtight container up to 2 weeks.

Nutrition Facts

1 calories; sodium 81mg; calcium 1mg.
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