salsa

Onion Creole Sauce / Salsa Criolla

marie Mon, 08/31/2009 - 12:27

Ingredients :

2 medium size red onions
1 or 2 ají amarillo/ fresh yellow aji (chili), seeded, deveined, juliene (or
1tsp of Peruvian yellow hot sauce that comes on a paste)
Salt
Pepper
Juice of 3 key limes
Vegetable oil
Cilantro or parsley, minced

Preparation:

Slice onions very thin. Soak in a bowl with water, change water several times to rinse off the strong flavor of onions. Drain and let them dry.

Place onions in a bowl and season with salt and pepper to taste.

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Salsa de Rocoto / Red Hot Pepper Sauce

marie Mon, 08/31/2009 - 11:39

Ingredients :

1 rocoto pepper / red hot chili pepper
½ cup evaporated milk
1 lemon
1 cup of oil
1 tsp salt
Pinch of pepper

Preparation:

Wash, clean and devein rocoto pepper. Add all ingredients in the blender obtaining a sauce consistency.

Serve this sauce in a sauce boat to accompany any meal.

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Black Mint Sauce / Huacatay Sauce / Salsa de Huacatay/ Aji de Huacatay

CitizenFood Mon, 02/09/2009 - 21:26

HUACATAY (BLACK MINT) SAUCE

Ingredients :

1 lb farmers cheese (ricotta, feta)
¾ cup cream or evaporated milk
Huacatay (Black Mint) leaves
Salt

Preparation:

Place in blender or processor, cheese, cream or milk, and huacatay leaves.

Blend until mixture is creamy.

Add 1 teaspoon ground ají amarillo /hot yellow pepper as desired.

8 servings

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Basic Vinaigrette / Salsa Vinagreta Basica

CitizenFood Sat, 02/07/2009 - 20:20

Makes 1 cup

Ingredientes :

¼ cup of vinegar
¾ cup of either olive oil or vegetable oil
1 cup of mustard
Salt
Pepper
2 tbs of fresh herbs like cilantro or parsley (optional)

Preparation:

Mix vinegar, salt, mustard and herbs. Whisk well. Add oil gradually as you continue to whisk. Mix well

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