Mexican Salsa Sauce
Jan 25 2009 updated.
Mexican salsa sauce. The basic technique was taught to me by my mexican friend arturo vargas and helped along with notes from diana kennedys from my mexican kitchen. A winning mexican restaurant style salsa prepared with plum tomatoes onion cilantro and serrano peppers. It is a simple to make versatile salsa. Serve as a salsa or sauce.
Salsa roja might sound exotic to gringos but it roughly translates as red sauce a simple nomenclature that includes any salsa made with tomatoes as the base. Use it on just about anything. Though the word salsa means any kind of sauce in spanish in english it refers specifically to these mexican table sauces especially to the chunky tomato and chili based pico de gallo. Salsa is a variety of sauces used as condiments for tacos and other mexican and mexican american foods and as dips for tortilla chipsthey may be raw or cooked and are generally served at room temperature.
Dried ancho chiles peppers 425 oz great for mexican recipes sauce paste fresh salsa mild stew meat enchilada sauce and tamales. Mild to medium heat packaged in resealable bag by ole rico dried chile peppers 3 pack bundle 12 oz total ancho guajillo and arbol the holy trinity of chiles great for mexican recipes packaged in. Fresh tomatoes not canned star in this recipe. It is a pretty common salsa recipe in mexico and everyone loves it.
In mexico it is known as salsa roja red sauceor salsa de mesa table sauce. I love making this recipe because it is so simple but it brings so much flavor to almost any dish. This recipe for salsa verde is my version of an authentic mexican salsa recipe. Simple fresh and easy to make.
Salsa verde is a staple in every mexican kitchen. Ive talked about guacamole recipes in mexican restaurants how there is a basic form of the recipe yet every mexican place does it their own way. The easiest version to make is one that uses ingredients that youve already gotten in the habit of. After 8 years of searching for great mexican food in sw florida i discovered salsa brava about 4 years ago.
Salsa ranchera consists of roasted tomatoes jalapenos and worcerstershire sauce combined with a few other ingredients. The food is incredible and the real hot sauce is hot and tasty. The main ingredients for a salsa verde are tomatillos and serrano peppers. Salsa verde or green sauce.
If youre using tomatillos as the base then youve officially entered green sauce territory ie. And just like in the us it. Salsa roja or salsa de mesa or salsa mexicana. The following is a recipe for a basic red chili sauce made with ancho chilies called by some pasilla chiles see notes.
This easy homemade salsa roja recipe is the ultimate mexican salsa perfect for tortillas tacos and burritos with tomatoes jalapeno lime juice and more. Jump to recipe print recipe. Salsa verde recipe mexican green sauce published. Service is fast and the folks who run the place are pleasant and friendly.
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