Salsa Cruda de Tomatillo

Uncooked Green Sauce

  • 8 green tomatillos
  • 2 serrano chiles, seeded
  • 1/4 small onion
  • 1 small clove garlic
  • 2 large sprigs fresh coriander
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • pinch sugar
  • 1/3 cup water

TomatillosPlunge peeled tomatillos in boiling water for about 30 seconds. Remove and run under cold water. Grind the chiles, onion, garlic, coriander and salt together in blender. Add the tomatillos, a pinch of sugar and the water and blend well.

For Salsa Verde Cocida (Cooked Green Sauce), substitute vegetable or chicken broth for the water in the above recipe and simmer sauce for 1/2 hour until slightly thickened.