Citrus Salsa is a bright alternative to tomato salsa is easy to prepare and will give you a healthy dose of vitamin C with your tortilla chips or tacos (or put it on some grilled chicken or fish, mmmm!). Amounts are approximate, adjust it to your taste. You can also use bell pepper for a very mild version or serrano pepper for a hotter version.
Citrus Salsa Ingredients
- 4-5 cups of oranges, tangerines, tangelos, etc.
- ½ jalapeno pepper, about 3 inches long
- ½ cup red onions
- 2 tablespoons fresh cilantro leaves
- ¼ teaspoon chipotle chili powder (or smoky paprika or regular chili powder)
- Juice of ½ lemon.
- Peel and remove seeds from citrus fruit. Cut into small pieces, about ¼ to ½ inch.
- Remove seeds and finely chop the jalapeno.
- Finely chop the red onion.
- Finely chop the cilantro leaves.
- Combine everything in a bowl, add chipotle powder and lemon juice.
- Let chill in the refrigerator about 1 hour before serving.
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The renowned chef Audrey Humaciu created this recipe for Harvest2U.
Audrey is the Editor in Chef at That Recipe and VP of Creativity and Sarcasm at Munofore. When she’s not blogging about her eclectic interests from cooking and crafting to ornamental horticulture and the idiosyncrasies of the American language, she’s just your typical 40 something mom livin’ the life in the California burbs… without the minivan and over priced coffee.
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