Ecuadorian Magic Potion aka Aji Criollo
This magic potion is green and spicy and packed with fresh herbs — resistance is futile. We’re talking about aji criollo
– from Annie D’Souza at the midwestival blog (well said!) Thank you.
Inspired by Chimborazo and Brasa Rotisserie; Serves 4+
3 garlic cloves, minced
2 Tbsp olive oil
4 jalapeño peppers, seeded and stemmed
1 big bunch cilantro
1/2 bunch parsley
2 green onions (or a couple of tablespoons of chopped onion)
juice from one lime
1 Tbsp apple cider vinegar
1/2 cup mayo (optional, but encouraged)
salt to taste
Fry the garlic cloves in oil for about 30-60 seconds until fragrant, then throw everything but the salt into a food processor or blender. Blend until smooth. Salt to taste.
It’ll last in the refrigerator for up to three days.
Again, THANK YOU
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