When someone walks along the Mexican streets and passes through a market, a restaurant or a fonda; Where there are glass jars or beautiful ornamented bottles full of pickled chilies and vegetables... One gets the immediate desire of trying them.
The pickled chilies and vegetables consist of jalapeno peppers combined with a wide diversity of vegetables, which are cooked with vinegar and aromatized with herbs and spices. The combination results delicious, strong and spicy; which can be accompanied in a special way with any dish.
In Mexico it is accustom to put bread and these chilies on the table before the food has arrived. In this fashion the Mexicans start preparing pickled chilies and vegetables with bread as entree; which you have to experience. The best part is that always everybody fights for the carrots... you will see why...
About the Recipe
To make this recipe you have to cut, fry and cook ingredients – it may sound complicated but the reality is that you won’t have any problem.
This recipe is prepared with many vegetables but if there would be another special vegetable that you would like to try pickled, just include it. We recommend the cucumber and the chayote.
Try to use peppercorns in this recipe, instead of ground pepper so it will have more aroma and flavor.
In this recipe any type of vegetable oil can be used.
In the preparation of the pickle chilies and vegetables will be ready and then they have to be left resting for 1 day.