Recipe courtesy of Curtis Aikens

Cilantro Salsa

Save Recipe
  • Total: 10 min
  • Prep: 10 min
Share This Recipe

Ingredients

1 large bunch cilantro

2 garlic cloves

1/2 cup olive oil

3 teaspoons lime juice

1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper

1/2 teaspoon ground coriander

Salt, to taste

Directions

  1. For a thicker sauce, chop cilantro and garlic and place in a blender. Puree with 1/4 cup water and the oil. Add lime juice, cayenne pepper, coriander and salt.
  2. For a thinner sauce, chop cilantro and garlic very finely. Then stir in 1/4 cup water, oil, lime juice, cayenne pepper, coriander and salt.
  3. The emulsified version can be served as a dip with pita bread. Serve the thinner version with fried halloumi or other fried cheese, vegetable fritters or with a salad.

Cilantro Salsa

Papaya-Cilantro Salsa

Chicken al Carbon with Cilantro Salsa

Grilled Jerk Chicken with Mango Cilantro Salsa

Grilled Jerk Chicken with Mango Cilantro Salsa

Posole with Red Chile Pods and Cilantro Salsa

Crispy Fried Oysters with Sweet Corn Cilantro Salsa

Smokey Filet with Serrano-Papaya Salsa and Serrano-Mint-Cilantro Chutney