Ingredients:
  • 1/2 cup rice vinegar
  • 1/2 cup white sugar
  • 1 clove garlic, minced   
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons dried red chillie flakes
Method:
  1. Bring the vinegar to a boil in a small, non-reactive pot, and mix in sugar until dissolved. Reduce heat to low, simmer 5 minutes, and remove from heat.
  2. Mash the garlic and salt into a smooth paste, and mix into the pot. Stir in the red pepper flakes.
  3. Cool to room temperature before using, or store up to 2 days in the refrigerator.