Pickled Ground Chile with Garlic
Here is something you may not have tried before. It's the foundation of a very tasty dipping sauce, when combined with a tablespoon of black rice vinegar. This is an excellent dip for Gyoza, pot stickers, or other dumplings. It blends well with the smoky flavor of black rice vinegar.
Pickled ground chile with garlic has Thai-Chinese roots, and you can find it commonly served as a condiment for soups (especially noodle soup). Keep some on hand when making tom yum or stir-fried seafood--this is what our street vendors are dropping into the wok in these videos:
Ingredients: chile, water, garlic, salt, vinegar, citric acid, sodium benzoate as preservative. 16 oz glass jar. Product of Thailand.
With Black Rice Vinegar