Grilled Arepas With Salsa (South American Corn Cakes)

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READY IN: 10mins
YIELD: 7 arepas
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Combine onions, peppers, garlic, cilantro, vinegar, and lime juice.
  • Toss to mix.
  • Season with salt to taste.
  • Add more lime juice if desired. There should be about 1 1/2 cups of salsa.
  • Salsa can be made several hours in advance.
  • Preheat grill to high.
  • Brush and oil grill very well.
  • Lightly brush both sides of arepas with some of the melted butter.
  • Arrange arepas on grill, and and grill until toasted and brown, about 2 minutes.
  • Turn over with a spatula or tongs and grill on other side about 2 minutes.
  • Transfer arepas to a platter and brush with any remaining butter.
  • Top each arepa with some of the salsa.
  • Serve immediately.
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