Recently I made a thick sauce of chilli, honey, lime and galangal. It was simple to make and thus acted as a reminder to me to not forget the importance of a few jars of home-made sauces lurking in the back of a fridge.
A sweet sauce of lime, galangal and chilli
Makes a large jar
- red and green chillies, 15-20
- a decent chunk of galangal, grated
- juice of two limes
- honey, 4 tbsp
- dash of black pepper
Finely chop the chillies and toss into a medium saucepan along with the other ingredients. Heat until it appears to be about to boil then reduce to a simmer for ten to twenty minutes till thickened (it may take a bit longer). When it has reached the desired consistency, remove from the heat and pour into a clean jar. Allow to cool then refrigerate. Best used within a few days to a week I'd imagine.