Archive for the 'Salsas' Category

Mexican Salsa Verde

Ingredients: 5 Tomatillos, husks removed and rinsed 2 Serrano Chile Peppers, stemmed and coarsely chopped 1/2 Medium White Onion, coarsely chopped 1/2-2/3 Cup Fresh Cilantro Juice from 1 Freshly Squeezed Lime 1/4 Teaspoon White Sugar Salt, to taste Directions: Cut the tomatillos in half and place them cut-side down on a baking sheet lined with […]

Peanut Salsa Recipe

Ingredients: 2 Dried Arbol Chiles 1 Dried Guajillo Chile 2-3 Tablespoons Vegetable Oil 3 Cloves Garlic 1 Onion, coarsely chopped 1 1/2 Cups unsalted peanuts, lightly roasted, or 1 Cup peanut butter (no sugar added) 1/4 – 1/2 Cup warm Chicken stock (or buillon) 1/2 Chipotle chiles (canned in adobo sauce) 1/8 Teaspoon Cinnamon Pinch […]

Pork Ribs with Green Chile Sauce Recipe

Pork Ribs by Amy Hernandez Ingredients: 2 Lbs baby back ribs, 2-3 inch pieces 1 Tsp salt 1 Tsp oil 1 1/2 Lbs fresh tomatillos, outer husks removed and rinsed 2-3 Jalapeño chiles 1/2 Small onion 2 Large fresh guero chiles 2 Large garlic cloves minced 3/4 cup firmly packed cilantro leaves 1 Tsp salt […]

Vegetable Flautas with Pumpkin Seed Salsa Recipe

Pumpkin Seed Salsa Ingredients: 2 Garlic cloves, minced 1 Tbs Serrano chile pepper, finely chopped 1 Teaspoon  Habanero chile pepper, finely chopped 2 Teaspoon ground cumin 2 Cups raw green pumpkin seeds, hulled 1/2 Cup vegetable oil 2 Cups cilantro, chopped 1 1/2 Cups water Salt to taste Tomato Salsa Ingredients: 2 Serrano chile peppers, […]

Mexican Chiles – From Mild to Fiery!!

Some people know them as “chile” others use the word “chili”, both of them are fine but we as Mexicans commonly use the word chile. It is interesting that when people talks about Mexican Food, the first thing that come to mind is chile, hot, spicy, and I’m sorry to tell but it’s true. Like […]

Salsa de Aguacate (Avocado Salsa)

Ingredients: 2-3 Large Avocados 3 Cloves garlic, peeled 1/2 onion, halved again 4-7 Habanero Chile Peppers* 3-4 Limes, quartered and juiced Salt to taste Water as necessary *The number of peppers depends on how spicy you want it. I prefer about 7 chiles. Remember, it’s a hot salsa with avocado, not guacamole! Directions: In a […]


Ingredients: 2-3 Large Avocados 1 Clove Garlic, peeled and minced 1/2 Cup Onion (preferably Red Onion) finely chopped 1/2 Cup Roma Tomato, seeds removed, finely chopped 1/2 Cup Cilantro, finely chopped 1 Habanero, Serrano or Jalapeño Chile Pepper, minced, optional (remove seeds to reduce spiciness) Juice of 1 Lime 1 Tablespoon Cumin Salt to Taste […]