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Sassy Salsa de Aji Picante

Sassy Salsa de Aji Picante

Salsa de Aji Picante 

Serves 4          

Ingredients                             

1 Habanero pepper, deseeded and finely chopped              

1/4 cup Olive oil blend            

1/4 cup Water              

1/4 cup White wine vinegar                

2  Limes, zest and juice               

2 tsp White sugar                

6 Tomatoes                    

1/4 cup Fresh coriander leaves                       

8 Spring onions              

1 White onion, medium in size, finely chopped            

Sea salt            

Black pepper, freshly cracked               

Method:                                  

Place the habanero in a food processor or blender with the water, vinegar, lime zest, juice and sugar. Process until smooth.                           

In a large mixing bowl, combine the chopped tomatoes, chopped onion, green onions, and fresh coriander.                                   

Toss the tomato mixture with the pepper liquid and olive oil and mix well.                                 

Season with sea salt and freshly cracked black pepper.          

Serve as a side to roast or barbequed beef or chicken, spoon generously onto nachos or use as a filling for burritos and tacos.       

Enjoy with a glass of well-chilled Leopard's Leap Chardonnay Pinot Noir.            

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