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chile pequin homestyle salsa

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Teena Mathis
Harlingen, TX

If you live in South Texas Chile Pequin bushes grow wild. I have oh half a dozen bushes in my yard. We love anything hot and there are more variations of this hot sauce than I can name. My friend Maria gave me this one. She makes it in a mocajete and serves it on the table fresh daily.

(1 rating)
prep time 10 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For chile pequin homestyle salsa

  • 4
    chile pequins red
  • 1
    tomato fresh
  • salt and pepper
  • small piece of onion chopped

How To Make chile pequin homestyle salsa

  • 1
    Mash chiles in your mocajete.
  • 2
    Boil your tomatoe in water about 5 minutes. You can add onion to this pot. Discard tomato skin and all but 2 tablespoons water.
  • 3
    Add tomatoe mixture to mocajete with salt and pepper. Mash as desired and serve.
  • 4
    Note: There are lots of variations, play with it. Add small amount of chicken bouillon to water pot. Add more or less chiles to your liking. Chiles can also be boiled if desired but not necessary. Remember, these are HOT.