Salsa Criolla is a typical Peruvian red onion salsa to add on top of anything and everything. It transforms any dish into an absolute delight!
Course Sauce, vegan
Keyword salsa criolla
Prep Time 10minutes
Cook Time 0minutes
soaking time 1hour
Total Time 10minutes
2-3Ají Amarillo peppersor 2-3 tsp of aji amarillo paste
2Tbspflavorless oilI use avocado oil
Peel and very finely slice red onions (you can also use a mandoline) and soak in cold water for at least 1 hour or overnight in the refrigerator. Make sure all onions are submerged in the water. Then drain well or spin dry to ensure most water is gone and doesn't water down your salsa later.
Peel, deseed, and devein the ají amarillo peppers and then finely slice (or add 2-3 tsp of the paste to a large bowl).
Add sliced onions, sliced ají, chopped cilantro, juice of both limes, and sea salt to a large bowl and mix well with your hands.
Serve over anything and everything and store leftovers in an airtight container in the fridge.