Bricklayer's Salsa (Salsa De Albaniles) Recipe

Step 1

Add onion, garlic and salt to a mortar or food processor. If using a mortar, grind well. If using a processor, pulse once very quickly. It is very important not to overporcess or the texture of the salsa will suffer. Add minced cilantro and pulse again, very quickly. Add chilies, tomatillos and water and pulse again. Season to taste. Garnish with chopped cilantro and onion. To prepare without a mortar or processor, mince all ingredients extremely finely and combine.

Things You'll Need

  • 1md Onion, peeled and quartered
  • 2sm Garlic cloves, peeled
  • 1 1/2ts Salt or to taste
  • 1c Cilantro, minced
  • 4 to 6 fresh serranos
  • - chilies -=OR=-
  • 2 or 3 jalapenos, stemmed
  • - and roasted whole
  • 1 1/2c Tomatillos, husked, roasted
  • - or broiled in water
  • 1/3 to 1/2 cup water
  • Sugar
  • 1ts Salt or to taste
  • 8 Sprigs fresh cilantro,
  • - chopped
  • 3/4c White onion, peeled and
  • - minced

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