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Ginger Chile Simple Syrup

Ginger Chile Simple Syrup
Mariah Tauger/Los Angeles Times

Steeping chiles and fresh ginger slices in basic simple syrup infuses it with a kick ideal for the holidays. You can add more of one or the other if you’d like more warm gingery heat or chile spice. Once made, ... Read more

15 minutes. Makes 4 cups.
  • 1 ½ cups granulated sugar
  • 6 slices fresh ginger
  • 4 hot red fresh chiles, slit

Step 1Combine the sugar and 1 ½ cups water in a small saucepan. Bring to a boil over high heat, stirring occasionally to dissolve the sugar.

Step 2Add the ginger and chiles, reduce the heat to medium, and boil for 2 minutes longer. Remove from the heat. Divide the ginger and chiles among 2 pint jars or 4 half-pint jars, then pour the simple syrup into the jars. Seal the jars and cool to room temperature, then refrigerate until ready to use.

The simple syrup can be refrigerated for up to 2 weeks.

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