Chipotle Tomatillo Salsa
Chipotle Tomatillo Salsa recipe
chipotle chili peppers
from one 7 ounce can chipotle
hot chili peppers
in adobo sauce, rinsed, patted dry
husks removed, halved
Purée chilies in blender.
Transfer to large bowl.
Heat 1 teaspoon oil in heavy large skillet over high heat.
Add tomatillos and cook until brown on all sides, about 7 minutes.
Transfer to work surface.
Add 2 teaspoons oil to skillet.
Add onion and sauté until tender, about 4 minutes.
Add onion to chilies.
Chop tomatillos; add to chili-onion mixture.
Mix in cilantro, vinegar and oregano.
Season with salt and pepper.
(Can be made 2 days ahead. Cover; chill. Bring to room temperature.)
*Chipotle chilies and tomatillos are available at Latin American markets, specialty food stores and some supermarkets.