Black Garlic Sauce
Recipe type: Sauce
Cuisine: Chinese
  • 3 tablespoons rice vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon maltose or honey
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce (dark is best)
  • ½ teaspoon chili oil
  • ¼ teaspoon sesame oil
  • 1 tablespoon peanut or vegetable oil
  • 4-5 medium black garlic cloves, minced
  1. Mix rice vinegar, maltose, soy sauce, chili oil, and sesame oil in a small bowl.
  2. In a saucepan, heat 1 tablespoon of peanut or vegetable oil over medium heat. When oil is hot, add garlic and sauté until fragrant, about 45 seconds.
  3. Stir the sauce in the bowl once more, then add to saucepan. Raise heat to medium-high, and stir continuously until the sauce begins to boil.
  4. Let the sauce boil, stirring constantly, until thickened slightly (about 1-2 minutes).
  5. Remove from heat and use as desired.
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