Cilantro Sauce

Salsa de Cilantro

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    2 cups

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Appears in
Food from My Heart: Cuisines of Mexico Remembered and Reimagined

By Zarela Martínez

Published 1992

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This is the sauce I served at Williamsburg with the fish tamales. I first tasted it with my mother at the restaurant Camino Real in Mexico City, where they made a very good version of a traditional seafood dish called pescado al cilantro (fish baked with cilantro sauce). My mother and I both have a passion for cilantro. While we were trying to duplicate the sauce, she developed this wonderful version.

Years later, while eating a totally unrelated squid dish at Elaine’s in New