It is normal that in a country, as Mexico, that has thousands of miles of coastline and oceans full of richness, that the shellfish are a very important ingredient of its cuisine.
The situation of the Mexicans is that they love to put salsa to all the dishes to give them a formidable flavor. And some of those salsas specialize in some foods like the Mexican style shellfish salsa. In this salsa you will find a lot of hotness, a lot of aroma and a very spiced flavor. This combination is perfect to enhance the shellfish’s flavor, it definitely is the best way of accompanying the shellfish.
This salsa is not applied while the shellfish are prepared because it will lessen their flavor. The way of using it is more simple, just put it on the table and use it in dishes that have shellfish like the crab tostada, the ceviche, the shellfish soup, etc.
About the Recipe
Although you will see many ingredients in the preparation, the recipe is easy to make.
In the preparation fish stock is used and if a homemade fish stock is used the salsa’s flavor will improve a lot.
It is important to use apple cider vinegar to make the salsa because it combines better with the other ingredients.