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Salsa Ajili Mojili – Hot Pepper and Garlic Sauce

Ajili mójili is a hot sauce or hot and sweet sauce from Puerto Rico, traditionally served over grilled seafood, vegetables, boiled tuber vegetables and especially grilled meats. The sauce is a combination of olive oil, garlic, coriander or culantro, hot peppers, pepper, vinegar or citrus juice, all finely chopped or blended, simmered and cooled to serve. A variant, sweet ajilimójili, adds ingredients such as sweet red peppers, honey, tomato sauce and butter.

Salsa Ajili Mojili - Hot Pepper and Garlic Sauce
Ajili mójili is a hot sauce or hot and sweet sauce from Puerto Rico, traditionally served over grilled seafood, vegetables, boiled tuber vegetables and especially grilled meats.
Ingredients
  • 6 green chillies, seeded and chopped
  • ¼ cup minced garlic
  • 6 whole peppercorns
  • ¼ cup white wine vinegar
  • ¼ cup fresh lime juice, strained
  • 2 teaspoons sea salt
  • ½ cup olive oil
Instructions
  1. Mix the chillies, garlic, peppercorns, and vinegar in a food processor, process to a smooth puree, add the remaining ingredients, and pulse to mix well.
  2. Cover and chill.
  3. Stir before using and serve with any meat or fish.

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