Salsa Fresca de Tomatillo
If you like your salsa hot and sharp, you will enjoy this recipe for a fresh tomatillo salsa verde. Uncooked tomatillos are quite acidic and when you add 4 serrano chiles, seeds and all, your salsa is gonna pack some punch.
The flavor stands up well to grilled beef. Try it with some killer carne asada. Provecho!
How to Prepare
Since this is an uncooked salsa, you will only need a few minutes to prepare it. Start by removing the papery husks from the tomatillos. Then rinse the tomatillos under running water to remove the sticky film.
Finely chop the onion and cilantro. You can use the stems of the cilantro.
Blend the tomatillos, serrano chiles, garlic, water, and salt until smooth. Pour the blended tomatillos into a serving bowl. Add the chopped onion and cilantro and stir. Add more salt if needed.
Fresh Tomatillo Salsa Verde Recipe
- 1 lb. tomatillos
- 4 serrano chiles
- 2 cloves garlic
- 1 cup cilantro
- 1 cup water
- ½ white onion
- 1 tsp. salt + to taste
- Finely chop the onion and cilantro.
- Blend the tomatillos, serrano chiles, garlic, water, and salt until smooth.
- Pour the blended tomatillos into a serving bowl. Add the chopped onion and cilantro and stir.
- Adjust the salt as needed.
Donald Jordan says
Salsa was too thin,had to cook a long time,uncovered,to th thicken!
This is a raw, or fresh salsa. There is no cooking.
The salsa is too thin! Too much water. It only needs 2-3 tablespoons of water, not 1 cup!
Way too much water!!!
Maybe 1 to 2 TBSP and definitely not 1 cup!!!! You will see a lot of liquid on the bottom of a lot of water is used. No cooking needed or required!
Recipe is delicious though!!! We did use 4 peppers but took all the seeds out and not Spicy at all.
*if 1 cup of water is used.