Salsa picante de chile arbol

Yield: 8 Servings

Measure Ingredient
1¼ ounce (50 to 60) dried chile de Arbol
1½ tablespoon Sesame seeds
2 tablespoons Pumpkin seeds (pepitas)
¼ teaspoon Cumin seeds (toasted; place in medium pan till they smoke then immediatly remove and toss)
4 larges Allspice berries
2 \N Cloves
1 teaspoon Oregano (toasted with cumin seeds)
\N \N Salt to taste (up to)
3 \N Cloves garlic toasted with skin on
¾ cup Cider vinegar

Stem the chiles and place in blender or cuisinart with seeds. lightly brown sesame seeds then toss into blender. also brown pumkin seeds in skillet then add to blender. (If while toasting you BURN something do not add to dish as it will cause a BITTER taste, Start over with same ingredient).

Now, take allspice, oregano, salt, cumin and crush together. Add to blender. Add all ingredients, then blend for a few minutes until you have a red orange sauce. Let sit for a few minutes then strain. Add any additional liquid as needed (water). Should let sit for twenty four hours.

Needs no refrigeration and lasts a long time. Very HOT. Mario <mas@...>


From the Chile-Heads recipe list. Downloaded from Glen's MM Recipe Archive, .

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