The drowned tortas are a typical dish from the state of Jalisco. It consists of a birote, that is a typical bread from Guadalajara with hard consistency and salty flavor, which is filled with the ingredients of your choice and then is dipped in a tomato salsa that is not spicy.
At this point the drowned torta is ready to be eaten however if you are brave you can order it with “chili". This means that the famous spicy salsa for drowned tortas is added – and it really is very spicy because it is prepared with many arbol peppers.
When you try your drowned torta with this salsa you will feel a lot of hotness but also a special touch that you will love. Although this salsa is only used in drowned tortas it could also be used in some shellfish and you will obtain very good results.
About the Recipe
This salsa is very easy to make since you are only going to cook and blend.
In the preparation 12 arbol peppers are used, don’t reduce this quantity to make the salsa milder because it will lose its essence.
Use apple cider vinegar in the preparation and don’t substitute it for another vinegar because the flavors are not adequate for the salsa.