Sweet and Sour Shallots

I LOVE sweet and sour shallots. In Italian we call them “Cipolline in agrodolce” and you can eat them as a side, integrate them into a salad or use them to staff your sandwich.

Here in China, since a year or so, you can buy them at the big super markets that cater to expats, however they are quite pricey.

The recipe I am sharing with you today is very simple to make  and will help you save some money!

Ingredients:

  • 500 gr shallots
  • 30 gr butter
  • 50 ml balsamic vinegar
  • 30 gr granulated white sugar

Grab the shallots

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peal off the skin

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In a skillet melt the butter, slowly add the sugar and stir until the sugar is all dissolved

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Grab the balsamic vinegar

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add it to the skillet, stir and let it evaporate cooking on high for a couple of minutes

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Add now the pealed shallots

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and cook on low heat until the shallots are cooked (about 20 min). Add 1 tbsp of water if needed

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Store your sweet and sour shallots in a jar in your fridge for up to 2 weeks

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Love

– LittleDani

About the author:

An Italian living in China with a strong passion for cooking! Browse my 'left-overs' session for many tasty grub!. Follow her on Twitter / Facebook.