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Black rice vinegar 黑米醋 (hēi mǐ cù)

A dark-colored vinegar made from fermented black glutinous rice, it has a sweet-smoky flavor and is often used as a dipping sauce for dumplings. Find it at Asian grocery stores. If you can’t locate it, substitute balsamic vinegar.

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