Sal de Chile

Dried Chile Salt

Preparation info

  • Difficulty

    Easy

  • Makes enough to rim

    12

    glasses

Appears in

Oaxaca: Home Cooking from the Heart of Mexico

Oaxaca

By Bricia Lopez and Javier Cabral

Published 2019

  • About

Ingredients

  • 1 puya chile, stems and seeds removed
  • 1 guajillo chile, stems and seeds removed
  • tablespoons sea salt

Method

Heat a comal or dry skillet over medium heat. When hot, add the chiles and toast on each side for a minute or two until aromatic.

In a molcajete or mini-chopper or food processor, grind the toasted chiles until finely ground. Mix with the salt and it is ready to rim a glass.