Prep 10 mins
Cook 0 mins
Came from a great recipezaar trooper Polar Bear helped me find this! thank you kind one!!
- 2 medium onions
- 1 bunch cilantro
- 3 tablespoons red pepper paste
- 2 cloves garlic
- olive oil
- 1 tablespoon lime juice
- 1 tablespoon vinegar
- 2 tablespoons water
- Cube the onion in small cubes Then add, sugar or salt or hot water and rinse, this is to neutralize the flavor of the onion (a trick often done in Caribean cooking i've found).
- Chop the cilantro and mix with the onion.
- Add: hot pepper paste, minced garlic, olive oil, vinegar, lime, water and salt to taste.
- Mix well and let stand.
- Serve on bread (Chacarero's sandwhich i posted) or on top of grilled meats.
I also left out the water and used a little more lime juice. I didn't have any red pepper paste so I used hot chili powder. This is a great sauce and it goes with more than just Chacarero sandwiches.
This recipe is virtually identical to one my brother learned from his host mother while he was studying in Chile during college. He omits the water, but uses a tablespoon and a half each of vinegar, lemon juice, and olive oil. Very hot and delicious! I love it on bread, as suggested in this recipe, but it also makes a killer addition to chicken soup (like Chilean Cazuela), or just about anything you want to kick up a notch.