This recipe is originally from Oaxaca since the chili that is used in the preparation only abounds in Oaxaca and it is known as water chili. It is a similar chili to the Poblano pepper but smaller; it is also fleshy, it has a light green color and it is quite spicy.
The recipe is simple, it only consists of mixing the water chilies with onion to later dress them with lime and more ingredients. This combination is strong, similar to a pickle but fresher. It is perfect to accompany from a white rice up to a grilled steak.
About the Recipe
In this recipe the chilies are going to be roasted in a very different way, then everything is easy to make.
The peppers with lime are prepared with water chilies, if you don’t find them they can be substituted for manzano peppers.
As part of the ingredients white onion or red onion can be used; is indifferent.
The preparation is of and then the peppers with lime must be left resting for 4 hours.
The recipe is for 1½ cups.
6 Water Chilies (10.5 oz) or 8 Manzano Peppers (10.5 oz)