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Fried Serrano Pepper Salsa
Fried Serrano Pepper Salsa, If you like hot salsas, you will love this one… well, if you are lucky to find good Serrano peppers, because I don’t know what is going on with the pepper growers in this country, but every year I have to hunt for good quality peppers.
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
- 1 cup Serrano peppers chopped (3 ounces)
- 1/3 cup white onion chopped
- 2 tablespoons of vegetable oil
- ½ cup of water
- Salt to taste
Place chopped peppers and ½ cup of water in your blender. Process for a few seconds until you get a semi-coarse texture. If you over blend it and comes out with a fine texture, it’s fine. No problem with that.
Heat oil in a frying pan. Once the oil is hot, add the chopped onion, fry for about one minute, just enough time for it to get transparent.
Now, pour the Serrano peppers mixture. Once it starts boiling, reduces heat and covers the frying pan. If the liquid reduces while cooking adds a few tablespoons of water. It will take about 8 minutes to cook. You will know the salsa is ready when the peppers have changed from a bright green color into a light pale green color, and the oil will float on the surface. Season with salt and enjoy.
- This recipe makes 1 cup of salsa
- You can use the same process to make a salsa using other peppers like jalapeños or bird peppers.
Serving: 1Tbsp | Calories: 18kcal | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 146mg | Potassium: 24mg | Vitamin A: 60IU | Vitamin C: 3.2mg | Calcium: 1mg | Iron: 0.1mg