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Aji Sauce

Spring 2004

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A piquant South American sauce, aji complements almost any dish in which plain hot sauce might be used.


Aji Sauce Recipe

Makes: 1 cup, for 24 servings

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Ingredients

  • 10 scallions, (white part plus 1/2 inch of green), very finely chopped
  • 2 serrano chiles, or jalapeno peppers, seeded and finely chopped
  • 2 tablespoons chopped cilantro
  • 1/2 cup distilled white vinegar
  • 1/4 cup lime juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt, or to taste

Preparation

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

Tips & Notes

  • Make Ahead Tip: Cover and refrigerate for up to 2 days.

Nutrition

Per serving: 19 calories; 0 g fat (0 g sat, 0 g mono); 0 mg cholesterol; 5 g carbohydrates; 0 g protein; 0 g fiber; 54 mg sodium; 22 mg potassium.

Exchanges: Per tablespoon = a free food


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