Lemon ketchup

Description

A ketchup particularly good with shrimp and white fish.

Ingredients

6 lemon (peeled)
1⁄3 c salt
3 T shallot (finely chopped)
1 clv garlic (optional, peeled, grated or finely chopped)
1⁄2 T mace (ground)
1 t clove (whole cloves crushed)
2 T ginger (ground)
3 1⁄2 c vinegar (white wine vinegar)
2⁄3 c horseradish (freshly grated)

Instructions

Thinly slice lemons, and rub them in the salt.

Place the lemons, shallots, garlic and the spices into a jar, reserving a bit of the mace and ginger for later.

Add the horseradish.

Bring the vinegar to a boil, stir in the reserved mace and ginger, boil rapidly 5 minutes.

Pour over the salted lemons.

Cover lightly and allow to cool.

Close jar tightly and refrigerate for 6 months.

Strain.

Yield
1 batch
Preparation time
20
Cooking time
5
Total time
25 minutes