Lima Beans With Aji Chiles Recipe

Step 1

Saute the leek and ajis in 1 Tb of the butter and the olive oil for 30 seconds. Add the Lima beans, water, and the citrus juice; bring to a boil, then reduce the heat, cover and simmer for 8 to 10 minutes or until the beans are tender.

Step 2

Mix the 1 tb of butter with the citrus zest and the salt and pepper.

Step 3

Drain the beans and add the butter mixture. Simmer for a minute and stir to coat the beans.

Things You'll Need

  • 1 Leek; white part only
  • -finely chopped
  • 2 Aji chiles; fresh, stems
  • -and seeds removed, minced
  • Serrano chiles as substitute
  • 2tb Butter
  • 1tb Olive Oil
  • 1lb Lima Beans; baby fresh,
  • -or frozen, thawed, 4cups
  • -do not use dried beans
  • 1/2c Water; could use 1 cup
  • 1tb Lemon Juice; fresh squeezed
  • 1ts Lemon or Lime zest
  • 1/4ts Salt
  • 1/4ts Black Pepper; freshly ground

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