Los Tuxtlas–Style Chile-Lime Sauce

Chile Pastor

Preparation info
  • Makes

    1½–1¾ cups

    • Difficulty


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

By Zarela Martínez

Published 2001

  • About

Sauces don’t get much simpler than this marriage of four or five flavors that accompanies many dishes in the Tuxtlas area. It is great with Masa–Sweet Potato Shells with Filling or Large “Pinched” Tortillas, but I also like it with fish and meat dishes. Chile pastor is so basic and unfussy that it suits almost everything, and I find myself using it with specialties from all parts of the state. It is best made with