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Salsa de Cacahuate (Peanut Salsa)

  • Author: Ana Frias
  • Prep Time: 4 mins
  • Cook Time: 2 mins
  • Total Time: 6 minutes
  • Yield: About 12 oz 1x
  • Category: Appetizers
  • Cuisine: Mexican

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Ingredients

  • 1¬†tablespoon avocado or vegetable oil
  • 1 cup roasted unsalted peanuts
  • 1 garlic clove, peeled
  • 20 dried arbol chiles, stemmed
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1 cup water (or more if needed)

Instructions

  1. Heat oil in a skillet over medium heat; add peanuts and garlic. Stir for 1 minute.
  2. Add the chiles and sauté for about 45 seconds. Being careful not to burn the chiles.
  3. Transfer to a blender and the salt and water; blend until very smooth, about 2 minutes.
  4. Enjoy!


Notes

For a milder salsa, use less chiles de arbol or substitute some of them for Chile Japones (Japanese Chile is milder than Arbol Chile).


Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 1 oz
  • Calories: 81
  • Sugar: 1 g
  • Sodium: 157 g
  • Fat: 7 g
  • Saturated Fat: 1 g
  • Unsaturated Fat: 0 g
  • Trans Fat: 0 g
  • Carbohydrates: 3 g
  • Fiber: 1 g
  • Protein: 3 g
  • Cholesterol: 0 g

Keywords: Salsa de Cacahuate - Mexican Peanut Salsa

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