Peanut and Chile de Árbol Salsa

Cuisine: Mexican
Cook Time: 10 Minutes
Servings: 4 servings
Who likes their salsas spicy?? This peanut and chile de árbol salsa recipe is for you!

Never trust Mexicans when they say "It's not spicy," ‘cause it’s probably the spiciest thing you’ll ever taste! This salsa is a perfect example, since it’s spicy enough for all those brave souls out there who love a spicy salsa. From breakfast to dinner, you can us it to top off practically any main dish, and keep it stored in a glass container in the fridge for up to 30 days.

Ingredients

  • 2 cups canola oil
  • 1 cup dried chile de arbol seeded
  • 3 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 cup salted peanuts
  • 1 cup sesame seeds
  • ½ cup white vinegar
  • 3 teaspoons salt

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Directions

  1. Bring a large skillet to medium heat
  2. Add oil, chile, peanuts, sesame seeds and garlic.
  3. Cook for 10 minutes, until ingredients turn golden brown.
  4. Let cool and transfer to the blender. Add vinegar and salt.
  5. Blend at medium frequency. Do not let the ingredients chop completely.
  6. Store in a glass container. Lasts up to one month in the fridge.
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