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The coyul is a little known fruit that grows in a type of palm tree, that is found in the states of the Mexican pacific such as: Oaxaca, Guerrero, Michoacan, Jalisco and Nayarit.
Normally it is consumed cooked in a piloncillo honey as dessert.
But in this recipe the rules change because it is combined with costeno peppers – in this way a spicy, sweet and delicious
salsa is generated.
Thanks to the salsa’s sweet touch
it combines to perfection with dishes that have pork
like roast loin, pork in adobo
, tacos al pastor
About the Recipe
- In this preparation you have to work a bit but everything is easy to make.
- Along the preparation the coyules have to be peeled. Its pulp is very sticky and we recommend wearing gloves.
- The original recipe is prepared with costeno peppers that are grown in Guerrero and Oaxaca; if you don’t get them 2 guajillo peppers can also be used.
- For the preparation 15 minutes are needed.
- With this recipe you will get 2 cups of salsa.
10 Coyules (26.4 oz)
2 Costeno Peppers (.7 oz)
2 Garlic cloves (.2 oz)
1/2 tablespoon of Salt
1 Measuring Cup
1 Cutting Board
1 Kitchen Spoon
Perform Many Activities
- Remove the seeds of 2 costeno peppers.
- Put on a griddle over medium heat the 2 costeno peppers with the ones you worked and roast them for about 2 minutes, until all their sides are lightly roasted; move them regularly with some tongs.
- Transfer from the griddle to a saucepan, with the tongs, the costeno peppers that were roasted; then reserve.
- Peel 10 coyules and remove their pit. Upon completion put in the saucepan the coyules’ pulp.
||If the coyul pit is broken you will find 1 seed, which can be eaten and it is very good for the digestion.
- Also add in the saucepan:
- 2 Garlic cloves.
- 1/2 tablespoon of Salt.
- The enough Water to cover all the ingredients.
- Mix the saucepan ingredients and cook them over medium heat for about 5 minutes, until the coyules pulp is soft; stir occasionally.
Blend the Salsa
- Transfer from the saucepan to a blender, with the kitchen spoon, all the ingredients that were cooked.
- Also add in the blender 1/2 cup of water (4.2 fl oz).
||Preferably use the water where the ingredients were cooked because it will give more flavor to the salsa.
- Blend very well the ingredients.
A Salsa that is
spicy and sweet
This salsa will last
1 week in the fridge without any problem.
When the coyules are bought prepare the salsa immediately because they are highly perishable and in 1 day they will spoil.
A very similar recipe, the greengage salsa.
Did you like the Coyul Salsa?
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