Madagascar Sauce Dynamite
This typical sauce spices up most of Madagascar's dishes.
- 12 bird peppers (chiltepins or piquins), crushed
- 3 tablespoons freshly ground ginger
- 3 tablespoons freshly ground garlic
- 1 medium onion diced
- 1/4 cup tomato paste
- 1 cup vinegar
- 2 teaspoons salt
- 1 cup water
- 1 tablespoon freshly chopped thyme
Mix all ingredients together in a pan. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat and simmer for 15 minutes. Remove from the heat, cool, puree in a blender, and place ithe sauce in a small jar. It keeps for up to a year in the refrigerator.