Thursday, September 12, 2013

Green Jalapeño Salsa and Red Chile de Arbol Salsa


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Hi Everyone! Today I'm bringing you two great recipes to make Salsa! I hope you like them!

Ingredients Green Salsa:

  • 1 lb. tomatillos
  • 5-10 Jalapeño peppers (more if you like it really spicy)
  • 3 tablespoons onion
  • 3 tablespoons fresh cilantro
  • 1 garlic clove
  • salt and black pepper to taste
  • 2 teaspoons oil

To garnish or serve:
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice
  • ¼ cup fresh onion finely chopped
  • ¼ cup fresh cilantro finely chopped
  • 1 avocado

Ingredients Red salsa:

  • 1 lb. tomatillo
  • 10-20 Chiles de arbol
  • 3 tablespoons onion
  • 1 garlic clove
  • Salt and black pepper to taste
  • 1 teaspoon of vegetable oil

To garnish or serve:
  • ¼ cup of fresh onion
  • ¼ cup of fresh cilantro
  • 1 avocado

To make the Red Salsa: Peel off the tomatillos. Rinse them, place them in a sauce pan with enough water cover them, and cook on high heat until they become soft. Place them in a blender and also add in the Chiles de Arbol, 3 tablespoons of onion and 1 garlic clove, season with salt and black pepper to taste, and add about 1 cup of water. Blend on high for about 5 minutes or until you get a very smooth sauce.

Add about 1 teaspoon of oil in a sauce pan and cook the salsa on medium-low heat for about 10 minutes or until it comes to a boil, taste the flavor add more salt and pepper if needed. Remove from the heat, let it cool. and garnish with chopped onion, chopped cilantro and 1 diced avocado. Enjoy!!

To make the Green Salsa: Peel off the tomatillos. Remove the stems from the peppers and poke them with a knife a couple times each.. Rinse both the tomatillos and peppers with warm water and dry them with paper towels. In a skillet add 1 teaspoon of oil and roast the tomatillos, peppers, onion and garlic for about 8-10 minutes or until they blistered on all sides. After they get brown and blistered, add about ½ cup water to the skillet and continue to cook for 3 more minutes or until all the ingredients become softer.

Place everything in a blender, also add in the fresh cilantro, and season with salt and black pepper to taste. Blend on high until you get a smooth sauce.

In a sauce pan add 1 teaspoon of oil, and cook the Sauce on medium low heat until it comes to a boil.
Taste the flavor add more salt and pepper if needed. Remove from the heat and garnish with the chopped cilantro, chopped onion, 1 tablespoon of lime juice and 1 diced avocado. Enjoy!!

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