This salsa can be found in one form or another throughout the Republic of Mexico. In the Yucatan, it’s made with habanero chilies and bitter orange juice. In the north, it’s tomatillos and garlic.
- 1 or 2 jalapeño or serrano chilies
- 1 onion
- 1 tomato
- Juice of 2 limes
- 4 Tbsp cilantro
- salt to taste
Dice chilies, onions, and tomato into small pieces.
Place all the ingredients together in a bowl. Mix very thoroughly and rest for 15 minutes before serving.