Aji Amarillo Sauce – Recipe
A versatile Peruvian sauce recipe, this aji amarillo sauce is made with fresh aji peppers and brings a nice level of spice to fried or roasted vegetables and any grilled meats. It’s a wonderful table sauce.
FOR THE AJI AMARILLO PASTE
- 2 aji amarillo peppers chopped
- 1 tablespoon chopped onion
- 1 garlic clove chopped
- Pinch of salt
- 1 tablespoon olive oil
FOR THE SAUCE
- ½ cup mayonnaise
- ¼ cup crema or use sour cream
- 1 tablespoon tomato paste (ketchup is a good substitute)
- 1 small shallot minced
- 1 tablespoon lime juice
- Salt and pepper to taste
For the paste, add all of the ingredients to a food processor and process until nice a thick paste forms.
For the sauce, mix in the remaining ingredients. You can either mix by hand or use the processor for a thinner consistency.
Adjust for salt and pepper and serve!
Calories: 130kcal | Carbohydrates: 2g | Fat: 13g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 9mg | Sodium: 135mg | Potassium: 38mg | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 95IU | Vitamin C: 5mg | Calcium: 12mg | Iron: 0.1mg