Serrano-Cilantro Salsa

Brighten up your favorite main dishes by adding fresh Serrano-Cilantro Salsa.


This recipe goes with Suadero Tacos with Serrano-Cilantro Salsa

Yield: Makes about 1 cup
Recipe from Southern Living

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Recipe Time

Hands On: 25 Minutes
Total: 30 Minutes


  • 10 serrano peppers, stemmed and seeded
  • 1/2 cup diced onion
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1/2 cup chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1 teaspoon white vinegar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cumin


  1. 1. Cook first 3 ingredients in hot oil in a medium skillet over medium-high heat, stirring occasionally, 10 minutes or until peppers begin to brown and look blistered. Remove from heat, and cool slightly (about 5 minutes).
  2. 2. Process pepper mixture, cilantro, next 3 ingredients, and 3/4 cup water in a blender until smooth.
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