Monday, November 2, 2009

Ixni-Pec......Mayan Habanero Salsa

Ixni Pec means "dogs nose" in mayan, it's a habanero pepper salsa, very hot, so expect a "wet" nose after eating this one. Always wear plastic gloves when working with hot peppers. You will need;

6- habanero peppers, stems, seeds & membranes removed...diced
2- Lg Roma tomatoes...diced
1- Med Red onion...diced
.25- Bunch of cilantro...chopped
1- Tblsp chopped fresh mint leaves
2- Tblsp bitter orange juice
1 Tsp salt
Mix the items well.....For a hotter salsa, add more peppers.....Serve this salsa with grilled fish or chicken, fresh mangoes, cantaloupe, pineapple and black beans & corn (recipe on this page).

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