The name of this salsa is very rare and this is because it is of Mayan origins, therefore its name is Mayan. In this recipe you will have the opportunity of trying a millenary tradition, you will taste the flavors that the Mayans liked.
The main ingredients that are used in this salsa are contained in its name Ha’ = Water, Sikil = Pumpkin Seeds and P’ak = Tomato. The most amazing thing about this recipe is its consistency, which is thick but without becoming a pasta. Its flavor is subtle, spicy, with sweet and acid notes at once.
The Ha’ Sikil P’ak is a Yucatecan delight that can be tried as dip accompanied with some tortilla chips or as salsa with a Yucatecan appetizer, like some delicious panuchos.
About the Recipe
The name of this recipe is very difficult to pronounce but the preparation is very easy to make.
In this salsa pumpkin seeds are used, that give an irreplaceable flavor and consistency. It is very important that the pumpkin seeds don’t have salt nor any flavoring.
Although habanero pepper is used in this salsa, it is not so spicy because little chili is used and the seeds and the veins are removed.
In 10 minutes your salsa will be ready.
The recipe is for 2 cups.
2 Tomatoes (14.1 oz)
1½ cups of Pumpkin Seeds (6.3 oz)
1/2 Habanero Pepper (.2 oz)
2 Coriander sprigs (.7 oz)
1/4 tablespoon of Salt
1 Measuring Cup
1 Chopping Board
1 Mixing Spatula
Roast some Ingredients
Remove the seeds and the veins of 1/2 habanero pepper.