Salsa Macha – Closet Cooking

Salsa Macha

Salsa Macha

Prep Time:10 minutes Cook Time:15 minutes Total Time:25 minutes Servings: 24(24, 1 tablespoon servings)

A Mexican style chilli oil, or salsa, with morita chiles, peanuts and sesame seeds.

  • 1 cup neutral oil (such as corn oil or sunflower oil)
  • 4 chiles moritas (dry), stems and seeds removed
  • 1 ounce chiles de arbol (dry), stems and seeds removed
  • 2 tablespoons peanuts
  • 2 tablespoons sesame seeds
  • 1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon brown sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon oregano
  • 2 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  1. Heat the oil in a saucepan over medium heat to 325F/170C, turn off the heat, mix in the chilli peppers and let sit for 5 minutes.
  2. Mix in the peanuts and sesame seeds and let toast in the residual heat, about 5 minutes.
  3. Mix in the vinegar, sugar, oregano, garlic and salt.
  4. Puree in a food processor, or using a stick blender, until it reaches the desired consistency.

Option: Use different chilli peppers.
Option: Use different nuts and/or seeds.S

Nutrition Facts: Calories 94, Fat 9g (Saturated 1g, Trans 0), Cholesterol 0, Sodium 47mg, Carbs 1g (Fiber 0.3g, Sugars 0.6g), Protein 0.5g

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