Sawsawan is a part of life in the Philippines — you will find it on most dining tables. Filipino dishes enjoy extra love and flavor with sawsawan. This is one of the most popular dips made with vinegar, and it can be paired with any grilled and fried dishes, as it not only enhances the dish but also gives fried dishes a clean fresh taste.

Sawsawan: Filipino Spicy Dipping Sauce [Vegan, Gluten-Free]

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Cooking Time

10

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Ingredients

  • 2 cups vinegar
  • 1 large red onion, chopped
  • 6 cloves garlic, pounded
  • 1 tablespoon black peppercorn
  • 3 red chilis, sliced
  • 1 scotch bonnet (Caribbean pepper), minced
  • 3 tablespoons sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon sea salt
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Preparation

  1. In a large mason jar, combine all ingredients, mix it well, then cover and refrigerate. Best used after 3 days to let the flavors blend well.
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