Salsa Criolla / Peruvian Salsa

A Peruvian all-purpose salsa. A very versatile condiment – use for meat, fish or beans.

 

Salsa Criolla / Peruvian Red Onion Salsa
Servings Prep Time
1 1/2 cups 10 minutes
Servings Prep Time
1 1/2 cups 10 minutes
Salsa Criolla / Peruvian Red Onion Salsa
Servings Prep Time
1 1/2 cups 10 minutes
Servings Prep Time
1 1/2 cups 10 minutes
Ingredients
  • 1 medium red onion thinly sliced
  • 1 ají amarillo, fresh seeded and finely minced
  • 1/2 cup cilantro chopped
  • 1/4 cup Lime juice, fresh
  • 1 Tbsp. olive oil extra virgin
  • 1/2 tsp. Kosher salt (to taste)
Servings: cups
Instructions
  1. Cut the onion in half vertically, then slice the onion crossways, as thinly as possible. Place in a bowl, cover with cold water, and soak for about 15 minutes.
  2. Rinse the onion thoroughly, then drain.
  3. Add all remaining ingredients to onion; mix well.
  4. Taste; add salt as desired.
  5. Store covered in the refrigerator for up to 1 day.
Recipe Notes

Substitute half a habanero pepper (seeded and minced) if ají amarillo is unavailable. Also, you can substitute 1 tsp. ají amarillo paste.

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Recipe by Jennifer Ramos Lorson.

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