Category: Cuisines of the World: Centro Americano: Salsa Picante

  • Baked Corn & Wheat Cumin Cilantro Chips

    Makes approximately 3 cups Ingredients 10-12 whole wheat tortillas, cut into 3 inch triangles 12-15 corn tortillas, cut into 3 inch triangles 1 tablespoon fresh cilantro, chopped 1 tablespoon canola oil 1 teaspoon cumin seeds, toasted Juice of 1 lime Salt Directions Preheat oven to 350°F. Cut tortillas and place in a large bowl. In […]

  • Nicaraguan Chilero Rojo

    Makes approximately 1 ½ cups Ingredients 2 dried red chilies 2-3 cloves garlic 1 medium yellow onion 2 medium vine ripened tomatoes, chopped ¼ cup red bell pepper, chopped 2 tablespoons vinegar 1 cup chicken stock or water Juice of 1 lime 1 teaspoon salt ¼ cup fresh cilantro, chopped Directions In a medium sauce […]

  • Guatemalan Chirmol

    Makes approximately 1 ½ cups Ingredients 2 green onions 3 small vine ripened tomatoes 1 cup fresh corn 1 clove garlic 1 jalapeno pepper ¼ cup canola oil Juice of 1 lime ½ cup fresh cilantro, chopped 1 teaspoon salt Directions Heat the oven to broil and on a baking sheet place green onions, tomatoes, […]

  • Haitian Sauce Ti-Malica

    Makes approximately 1 ½ cup Ingredients Canola or vegetable oil 1 medium onion, chopped fine 1 clove garlic, chopped fine 2 shallots, chopped fine 2 scotch bonnet peppers (habaneros) destemmed and deseeded and chopped ½ green bell pepper, chopped fine ½ red bell pepper, chopped fine 2 tablespoons tomato paste 1 cup water ½ teaspoon […]

  • Jamaican Mango Pepper Sauce

    Makes approximately 1 cup sauce Ingredients 1 ripe mango, peeled, pitted and chopped 1 ripe tomato, chopped 1 medium shallot, chopped 1 scotch bonnet or habanero pepper, stems and seeds removed and chopped ¼ cup golden raisins 1 tablespoon fresh ginger, peeled and chopped 1 teaspoon allspice berries, freshly ground 1 teaspoon black peppercorns, freshly […]

  • Panamanian Salsa Chombo

    Makes approximately 2 ½ cups Ingredients 4-5 Aji Chombo peppers (scotch bonnet peppers), stems removed ½ inch piece of fresh turmeric, peeled and sliced 1 small yellow onion, chopped ½ cup water 1 cup white vinegar ½ cup yellow mustard 2 tablespoons salt Directions Place all ingredients in medium saucepan and bring to a boil, […]