Peruvian Aji Sauce - Green Chili Dipping Sauce

Peruvian Aji Sauce - Green Chili Dipping Sauce

Ready in 5 minutes

Be warned: This is a FRESH sauce, it won't last weeks in the fridge by any means!


1 green jalapeno chile pepper
1/2 head romaine lettuce
1/2 cup mayonnaise
2 slices white bread; crusts removed, soaked in 3 1/2 tablespoons water
1 handful cilantro leaves; generous

Original recipe makes 16 Servings



Heat a frying pan over medium heat, add the chile, and dry-fry until charred all over, about 2-3 minutes. Remove and let cool.

Remove the center core from the lettuce and cut the remaining leaves into small pieces.

Put the lettuce and roasted chiles in a blender along with the mayonnaise and blitz to puree.

Squeeze the excess moisture from the bread and add to the blender along with the cilantro. Blitz into a smooth puree. The finished sauce will keep, covered, for up to 2 days in the fridge.

Makes 1 cup (16 one-tablespoon servings).


The sauce that anyone that ever visited a Peruvian restaurant always raves about!

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With garlic bread.

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