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Ají Criollo (Spicy Ecuadorian Hot Sauce)

Ají Criollo (Spicy Ecuadorian Hot Sauce)

Ají Criollo, is a go-to spicy condiment made out of chilies, cilantro and lime juice and found in just about every household and restaurant in Ecuador. Traditionally, a jar or bowl of Ají Criollo is put on the table and folks add it to any of their meals to bring as much heat as they like to their plate.


Ingredients
1/2
bunch cilantro
4
serrano peppers, top stem removed
2
green onions, roughly chopped
1
Thai chili, top stem removed
1
lime, juiced
1
tablespoon
vegetable oil
1
teaspoon
white distilled vinegar
*
kosher salt, to taste
Directions
Add all the ingredients to the bowl of a food processor with ½ cup water and pulse until the ingredients are chopped, and the consistency of a loose salsa is achieved.
Use as a condiment for ceviches, meats and stews.

The base number of servings for this recipe is 12
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