Asian Five-Spice Vinegar

Recipe by queenbeatrice
READY IN: 15mins
SERVES: 1
YIELD: 1 cup
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Combine first 5 ingredients in a non-aluminum saucepan.
  • Simmer over low heat 10 minutes.
  • Remove from heat, and cool.
  • Pour into a wide-mouth jar; cover and let stand for 2 weeks in a cool, dark place, gently shaking jar occasionally.
  • Strain the vinegar mixture through a cheesecloth lined sieve into a glass measure or medium bowl; discard solids.
  • Cut 1 strip from rind of lemon; cut into very thin slices to equal 1 teaspoon. Pour vinegar into a decorative bottle.
  • Add pink peppercorns, lemon rind strips, and cilantro.
  • Seal with a cork or other airtight lid; store in a cool, dark place.
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