Total Time
30mins
Prep 20 mins
Cook 10 mins

This white onion relish is from the Yucatan region of Mexico and is often served with poultry or fish dishes.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. In a heavy frying pan, dry-fry the chilies until the skins are scorched. Place the roasted chilies in a strong plastic bag and tie the top to keep the steam inches Set aside for 20 minutes.
  2. In a spice grinder or food processor, puree the allspice, peppercorns and oregano until it is coarsely ground.
  3. Cut the onions in half and slice them very thinly. Put them into a large bowl.
  4. Dry roast the uncut garlic cloves in a heavy frying pan until golden then mince them and add to the onions.
  5. Remove the chilies from the bag and peel the skins off. Deseed and rough chop them.
  6. Add the ground spices then the chilies to the bowl and stir in the vinegars.
  7. Add salt to taste and mix thoroughly. Cover and chill for 1 day before use.