How do you feel about habaneros? Really, spicy food in general? If you’re reading this blog, I’m assuming you have a bit of a tolerance and might even possibly enjoy a little belly warming heat every so often. Fiery habanero salsa is the way to go.
On a scale of 1 to burn your face off this salsa is around a nose hair singe—it be spicy. Suffice it to say, if you are sensitive, this may not be a recipe for you but I do think no human should go thorough life and most especially a bitterly cold winter without something POW!! Knock your socks off, I mean let’s live a little.
I’ve been hearing rumors that there is a sporting event coming up. Something about a Souper Bowl or is it Super Bowl? Either way it sounds like a speed eating contest for the infirm. I’m not going to try to pretend I know anything about it, but if you plan on watching and gathering with friends, this Fiery Habanero Salsa might be just the way to spice up the partaaay!
- 7 habanero chiles
- 1 white onion, cut in wedges
- 2 garlic cloves
- 3 large tomatillos
- ½ cup orange juice
- ¼ cup water
- 1 tablespoon agave syrup
- 1 ½ teaspoons salt
- Heat broiler to high. Line a baking sheet with foil and place chiles, onion, garlic, and tomatillos on the baking sheet.
- Broil until vegetables are charred on all sides, turning them occasionally and removing vegetables as they cook, about 10 minutes.
- Remove stem and seeds from the habaneros (use gloves if you’re hands are sensitive to heat). Transfer to a blender with remaining ingredients and blend on high until smooth. Taste and add more salt if needed.
Besides chips, here are some other things this salsa is good on:
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