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This is a popular and extremely easy salsa in Mexico. More to the fashion of a mayonnaise, Salsa Chilena (I wouldn't know where the name originates, because it translates as Chilean Sauce) is an elegant alternative to serve with broiled steak or chicken. Serve the same day preferably, but it will keep well for a couple of days

Recipe Summary

prep:
10 mins
total:
10 mins
Servings:
8
Yield:
2 cups
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Ingredients

8
Original recipe yields 8 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Place the chile peppers, garlic, cilantro, salt, and egg into the bowl of a blender. Puree until smooth, then, with motor running, slowly pour in the olive oil. Continue blending for a minute or two until the sauce acquires a mayonnaise-like texture.

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Tips

This recipe contains raw eggs. We recommend that pregnant women, young children, the elderly and the infirm do not consume raw eggs. For more information visit our Hints and Tips pages.

Nutrition Facts

251 calories; protein 1g; carbohydrates 0.7g; fat 27.7g; cholesterol 23.3mg; sodium 303.1mg. Full Nutrition
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