Category Archives: Salsas

Pineapple Jalapeño Salsa

1 12 ounce can crushed Pineapple

2 Tbsp brown sugar

1/4 tsp salt

1 Tbsp white vinegar

1/2 cup water

1 Jalapeño, seeded and chopped

1/4 cup diced roasted Green Chile

In a heavy saucepan, add pineapple and juice from can, sugar salt vinegar, water, and green chile. Stir frequently and bring to a boil. Add jalapeño and remove from heat. This can be served warm or cold. For a finer salsa , place in a blender and pulse.

Seasonal Fruit & Pepper Salsa w/ Plantain Chips

1/2 ripe melon, diced in fairly small pieces

3 varieties of seasonal fruit, diced

3 varieties of chile peppers (different colors)

1 cup cilantro, minced

1/2 cup  Curry Fruit Pepper Sauce

Combine diced fruits and veggies in a large bowl, toss lightly with the cilantro and pepper sauce.

For chips – thinly slice plantains and fry in oil until crisp, drain.

Curry Fruit & Pepper Salsa

1/2  ripe cantaloupe , diced in fairly small pieces

1  mango. diced

6  jalapeños diced

1 cup  chopped green onion

1  orange bell pepper, diced

1  red bell pepper, diced

1 cup  minced, cilantro

1/2 cup  Queen of Farts hot sauce

 

Combine the diced fruits and veggies in a large bowl and toss lightly with the cilantro and Queen of Farts hot sauce. Makes a great accompaniment for grilled fish, pork or chicken. Queen of Farts is a mild, fruity, curry based sauce that adds little heat to the salsa.

 

CaJohns Swamp Salsa

1  4 oz. can chopped green chiles – drained

3   pickled jalapeños – chopped

3   avocados – mashed

1/4 cup   red onion – diced

6  Roma tomatoes – chopped

1 Tbsp.  Hot Spots – Fireball Jalapeño Sauce

1  clove garlic pressed

1/4 cup  sour cream

1 Tbsp.  fresh lime juice

1 tsp.  salt

 

Combine Hot Spots – Fireball Jalapeño Sauce, onions, tomatoes and lime juice, cook on low for 5 minutes. Let cool& throw in everything else. Enjoy with chips or as a condiment for your favorite meat.

 

CaJohns Fresh & Fiery Salsa

1  large tomato

1 cup   diced cucumber

4 Tbsp.  minced onions

2  green onions, chopped

2 Tbsp.  wine vinegar

1 Tbsp.  chopped cilantro

1  clove minced garlic

1 tsp.  your favorite CaJohns Hot Sauce (add more to taste)

 

Mix all ingredients, then put 1/2 the mixture into a food processor or blender and puree.  Add puree to remaining ingredients.  Let stand for 10 minutes and serve at room temperature.

 

CaJohns Fresh & Fiery Salsa

1  large tomato

1 cup   diced cucumber

4 Tbsp.  minced onions

2  green onions, chopped

2 Tbsp.  wine vinegar

1 Tbsp.  chopped cilantro

1  clove minced garlic

1 tsp.  your favorite CaJohns Hot Sauce (add more to taste)

Mix all ingredients, then put 1/2 the mixture into a food processor or blender and puree.  Add puree to remaining ingredients.  Let stand for 10 minutes and serve at room temperature.