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Active time
5 minutes
Total time
1 hour 5 minutes
Yield
2 cups (4 side servings)
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Ingredients

2 medium garlic cloves, minced

1 shallot, minced

½ jalapeno pepper

1 teaspoon sugar or natural sweetener (honey, agave nectar, etc.)

1 (2-inch) piece of ginger, peeled and grated

1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar

2 mint leaves

1 large cucumber, peeled, seeded, quartered and thinly sliced 

Instructions
  1. Combine all of the ingredients in a mixing bowl.  Stir and toss well to cover. 
  2. Cover and let sit at room temperature for at least 1 hour before serving.

The Sambal will store up to 4 days refrigerated in a tightly covered container.

An Oldways recipe and photo, inspired by recipes in Jessica B. Harris’ The Africa Cookbook and Marcus Samuelsson’s The Soul of a New Cuisine


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