Green Chile Paste

Preparation info
  • Makes About

    ¾ Cup

    • Difficulty


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By Naomi Duguid

Published 2012

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  • 8 green cayenne chiles
  • ¼ cup hot water
  • teaspoon salt


Crush the chiles in a mortar, or use the side of a cleaver or chef’s knife to crush them on a cutting board. Slice each one crosswise into 3 or 4 pieces. Place in a bowl with the water and salt and set aside to soak until ready to serve.