Pickled Vegetables


Preparation info
  • Makes About 2 Pints ; Serves

    8 to 10

    • Difficulty


Appears in

By Steven Raichlen

Published 1998

  • About

The tangy condiment encurtido turns up throughout Central America, where it’s used as an all-purpose accompaniment for grilled steaks and sausages, rice and bean dishes—and just about everything else. The chile of choice is the habañero pepper, a Mexican and Central American cousin of the Caribbean Scotch bonnet chile. The two are interchangeable.