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Salsa Criolla

  • Prep 20 min
  • Total 40 min
  • Ingredients 7
  • Servings 4

Ingredients

2
large red onions, julienned
2
jalapeño or ají peppers, julienned
1
tablespoon cilantro, chopped
2
tablespoons lime juice
1
tablespoon white vinegar
1/2
teaspoon salt
1/4
teaspoon coarsely ground pepper

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
% Daily Value
% Daily Value*:
Exchanges:
Free
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
No nutrition information available for this recipe

Expert Tips

Prepare the night before serving to let the flavors blend well.

A popular sauce and side dish in South America, salsa criolla is a versatile accompaniment to any meat, sandwich and potato meal. This salsa is a must at the dinner table! Red onion –Peru’s onion of choice— is complemented with tangy lime juice and vinegar. I love salsa criolla on baked potatoes and seasoned skirt steak. Simple to prepare and comprised of few ingredients, this citrusy salsa is perfect for large family reunions, summer picnics and an impressive potluck dish for your next office get-together.

Directions

  • 1 In a large bowl combine onions, chili pepper and cilantro.
  • 2 In a small bowl, whisk lime juice, vinegar, salt and pepper. Pour over onion mixture and toss to coat. Refrigerate until chilled.

A popular sauce and side dish in South America, salsa criolla is a versatile accompaniment to any meat, sandwich and potato meal. This salsa is a must at the dinner table! Red onion –Peru’s onion of choice— is complemented with tangy lime juice and vinegar. I love salsa criolla on baked potatoes and seasoned skirt steak. Simple to prepare and comprised of few ingredients, this citrusy salsa is perfect for large family reunions, summer picnics and an impressive potluck dish for your next office get-together.

Rate and Comment

Ericka Sanchez Ericka Sanchez
September 23, 2015

A popular sauce and side dish in South America, salsa criolla is a versatile accompaniment to any meat, sandwich and potato meal. This salsa is a must at the dinner table! Red onion –Peru’s onion of choice— is complemented with tangy lime juice and vinegar. I love salsa criolla on baked potatoes and seasoned skirt steak. Simple to prepare and comprised of few ingredients, this citrusy salsa is perfect for large family reunions, summer picnics and an impressive potluck dish for your next office get-together.