Serrano Paste

Recipe by TJW2725
READY IN: 15mins
SERVES: 10
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 10
    serrano peppers, whole
  • 1
    small white onion, finely chopped
  • 1
    clove garlic, pressed (not head)
  • 1
    teaspoon salt
  • water (a little)

DIRECTIONS

  • Cook the Serranos in a cast iron skillet on high heat or under the oven broiler until the skin is brown on the outside, turning occasionally, but do not burn.
  • (Beware the fumes) Add the rest of the ingredients and grind in a mortar and pestle (or use food processor) until it is thick and pasty.
  • Use water to bring to spreadable, pasty consistency.
  • Enjoy on tacos, or add to soups.