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Salsa Criolla

salsa criolla Condiment
Salsa Criolla
  • Prep 20 min
  • Total 40 min
  • Ingredients 7
  • Servings 4

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. MORE + LESS -

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

Directions

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  • 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.

Expert Tips

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

Nutrition Information

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More About This Recipe
  • 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.

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