Penang Shallot Relish

Chung Gao Jai

Preparation info
  • Makes About 1¼ Cups ; Serves

    4 to 6

    • Difficulty


Appears in
The Barbecue Bible

By Steven Raichlen

Published 1998

  • About

Shallot relishes turn up widely on the world’s barbecue trail. I’ve enjoyed them in countries as diverse as Morocco, Malaysia, and Turkey. One reason for their popularity is that shallots have a milder, more refined flavor than onions. This relish comes from the island of Penang in northwestern Malaysia, where it is served with Grilled Skate Wings. In fact, it’s delicious with just about any type of fish and even over steak. Warning, though: This baby is h