At both the Casa Oaxaca restaurants salsa was made at the table, with all the ingredients carefully explained. I was always and asked how “Caliente” I would like it. I always said mucho Caliente, but it was never made crazy hot like it would have been in Thailand say for example. It was always delicious, the waiter said they use Serrano chilies and water to thin it. No lime juice which I often will add and the tomatoes and chilies are roasted. The molcajete they make the salsa in, are simple and I think very beautiful, so of course I promptly went out and bought one, no kitchen is complete without a molcajete! 😉 The ingredients are: Finely chopped sweet white onion, cilantro, roasted Serrano chilies, roast tomatoes, water. I don’t think any salt was used, the peppers and tomatoes were added last….it took little more than a minute.
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