A piquant South American sauce, aji complements almost any dish in which plain hot sauce might be used. Source: EatingWell Magazine, Spring 2004

Mariana Velasquez


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Instructions Checklist
  • Combine scallions, chiles, cilantro, vinegar, lime juice and salt to taste in a small bowl.



Make Ahead Tip: The sauce will keep, covered, in the refrigerator for up to 2 days.

Nutrition Facts

3 calories; 50 mg sodium. 22 mg potassium; 0.7 g carbohydrates; 0.2 g fiber; 0.1 g protein; 74 IU vitamin a iu; 2 mg vitamin c; 4 mcg folate; 5 mg calcium; 2 mg magnesium;

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Rating: 4 stars
Zesty & Spicy! I used a regular yellow onion and only used lime juice. Also I added a minced garlic clove. I guess it was more like a chimichurri for me but it tasted great! It was a great contrast to the empanadas I served it with. Fantastic and I will probably use it on grilled skirt steak next time! Pros: easy to make Cons: made several additions/substitutions Read More