Spicy Jalapeno Salsa
- 5 plum tomatoes, seeded and chopped
- 10 spring onions
- 1 fresh seeded jalapeno or green chilli or to taste
- 1 clove garlic, crushed
- handful chopped fresh coriander
- 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
- 3 teaspoons Tabasco sauce or to taste
- 1 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
- 1 teaspoon salt
Preparation:15min › Ready in:15min
- In a blender or food processor, pulse the tomatoes, spring onions, chillies, garlic and coriander to desired consistency. Transfer to a bowl, and mix in the lime juice, Tabasco sauce, black pepper and salt. Serve immediately with corn chips or refrigerate until serving.
Adjust the chilli and Tabasco sauce to your taste.
Whoa Nelly! As a person who is used to spicy and always orders the hottest number of spice a restaurant offers - I nearly burnt my mouth off with this stuff! I only added one jalapeno chilli (with seeds) so I didn't think it would be that hot. I don't think this recipe needs the extra hot sauce! I also agree with some of the other reviews that it was salty and had too much coriander. I love coriander but it made the salsa really green so it was a bit overpowering. I don't think it needs any salt or garlic powder especially if you are using chips with salt already on them. I will give it 3 stars because I was able to tone down the heat with more tomato and lime juice and was good because it was fresh. But I will have to change up the recipe if I was to make it again. - 29 Sep 2008
I love this salsa! I have made this 4 times already. I took it to a work lunch this week and got many requests for the recipe. As others mentioned, it can be get a little watery. After I seed the tomatoes and chop them in my food processor, I let them sit in a strainer while I do the rest of the work. This helps make it less watery. Thanks! - 29 Sep 2008
This is fabulous salsa. I like a medium consistency salsa so I pureed half the veggies and diced the other half so I had some chunks still in it. The half of the tomatoes I diced I also drained so it wouldn't be too runny. Next time I will use a serrano or habanero chilli because even with 3 jalapenos it wasn't spicy enough for my tastes. This salsa was still fabulous, even though next time I would only salt and pepper to taste as I found what the recipe called for might be a little on the heavy side. - 29 Sep 2008