Spicy Green Sauce (Peruvian Aji Verde)

Spicy Green Sauce (peruvian Aji Verde) Recipe

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wendie chaplin


OMG I think Ive got the recipe for the Delicious green sauce that comes as a condiment at the California restaurant Pollo Inka. Can be placed on top of any protien or just on rice. Be careful its addictive.


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lettuce leaves
serrano chiles (start with 2 add for spicier, i use 3)
3 Tbsp
lime or lemon
handful of cilantro
1/8 tsp
1 Tbsp
bread crumbs

How to Make Spicy Green Sauce (Peruvian Aji Verde)


  • 1In a blender or food processor mix the lettuce leaves, serrano chilies, mayo, lime, cilantro and salt.
  • 2Adjust ingredients to taste or amount your gonna make.
  • 3Use breadcrumbs as a thickener. If sauce is too runny then start with a tablespoon and add as needed. Want to be a consistency a little looser than hummus.
  • 4Enjoy as a dipping sauce for veggies, over rice, protein, or drink from the bottle!!!

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About Spicy Green Sauce (Peruvian Aji Verde)

Course/Dish: Dips, Salsas, Other Sauces
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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