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Soy and Oil Hot Sauce 辣椒醬 (làjiāo jiàng) Soy sauce and oil with chillies.



Makes 1 medium jar

150 g (5.5 oz) fresh cayenne chilli peppers, chopped finely
70 g (2.5 oz) garlic, chopped finely
1 cup soy sauce
1/2 cup vegetable oil


  1. Place ingredients in a pot. Bring to a boil and simmer gently with lid on for 20 minutes. Stir occasionally.
  2. When cool, stir and pour into a glass jar.
  3. Stir before each use.

Measures are not critical; vary them as you please. The sauce should keep well for an extended time. Refrigerate for longer storage.



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