Tibetan Pickled Daikon Radish Condiment

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READY IN: 25mins
SERVES: 10
YIELD: 4 cups
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

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DIRECTIONS

  • Place the radish, scallions, onion, and ginger in a large bowl and toss to mix them well; stuff half the mixture into a sterilized 4-quart jar and add 1 tablespoon of the salt and the garlic and Sichuan pepper.
  • Add the remaining radish mixture and the second tablespoon of salt, and pour on the vinegar, which should cover the mixture completely; seal and shake the jar to distribute the vinegar well.
  • Place the jar in a sunny spot by a window for 2 to 4 days depending on the temperature, for colder weather allow 4 days; give the jar a shake occasionally to help blend the flavors.
  • It is now ready to use; the pickle will keep indefinately if well sealed and refrigerated; to serve, use a clean fork or chopsticks to lift out a clump of radish strands and place them in a condiment bowl.
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