This is my go-to salsa to whip up if I want to impress somebody. I remember being at a friend’s party and being so blown away by it that I grabbed an empty bottle and took some home with me because it was that amazing. It’s a showstopper and once people taste it, they will think you are the best salsa maker in the world. The secret ingredient is the morita chile, which is a fiercer variation on a smoked jalapeño than a chipotle.
In a comal or large cast-iron skillet over medium heat, combine both kinds of chiles with the garlic, mixing well, and toast the chiles for 30 seconds to a minute, and garlic for about 5 minutes.
In a medium pot over medium heat, combine
In a blender, combine the garlic, tomatillos, and, using a slotted spoon, the chiles. Blend in pulses until roughly smooth and add salt to taste.
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