This recipe consists of a simple salsa because few ingredients are used in its preparation and it is also important to highlight that it has an interesting thick consistency. The Chiapas style salsa is known as “pilico salsa", although this is a name that is only used in Chiapas.
In the preparation basically the Simojovle chilies are combined with pumpkin seeds. The salsa’s texture is unmistakable and its flavor is very spicy.
– The Simojovel pepper is a chili that is only grown in Chiapas it is of small size, its color is reddish and it has conical shape. The name that was assigned to the chili is due to its place of origin, the municipality of Simojovel, Chiapas.
The people from Chiapas use this salsa a lot in any dish that has beans or that it is made with beans. Although it can also be used in dishes that have pork or chicken.
About the Recipe
It is easy to make the salsa, just a bit laborious.
Possibly the most complicated thing is to get the Simojovel peppers, if you don’t find them substitute them for 3 arbol peppers (.5 oz) or 8 pequin peppers (.5 oz).
The pumpkin seeds that are used in the recipe must not have neither shell nor salt.
The salsa is thicken with corn starch and it cannot be substituted for maize flour.