Two-Chile thin Hot Sauce

Salsita Picante con Dos Chiles

Preparation info
  • Makes about

    3 cups

    • Difficulty


Appears in
Zarela's Veracruz: Mexico's Simplest Cuisine

By Zarela Martínez

Published 2001

  • About

We trooped into la viuda restaurant in Alvarado expecting to meet a local culinary expert, who turned out not to exist. But La Viuda, set slightly apart from a string of waterfront pescaderías (fish houses) in this busy fishing village, had such wonderful food that we couldn’t complain. A bottle of this thin sauce sits on every table —a fiery but unexpectedly complex combination of herbs, garlic, and two very different chiles — the fruity and direct fresh habanero and the canned chip