Salsa with Tequila-Soaked Currants Recipe

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Ivan Jennings Modified: April 4, 2022
Salsa with Tequila-Soaked Currants Recipe

How To Make Salsa with Tequila-Soaked Currants

Amp up taco Tuesdays with a refreshing salsa that’s made with cherry tomatoes and tender tequila-soaked currants for juicy and earthy flavors.

Preparation: 5 minutes
Cooking: 10 minutes
Soak Time: 10 minutes
Total: 25 minutes

Serves:

Ingredients

  • ¼cuptequila
  • ½cupdried currants
  • 2chayotes,(1 pound total)
  • 4cupscherry tomatoes
  • 1medium red onion
  • 3clovesgarlic
  • 3jalapenos
  • ½cupcilantro,coarsely chopped
  • salt and freshly ground pepper

Instructions

  1. In a small saucepan, bring the tequila to a simmer. Remove from the heat, add the currants and let soak for 10 minutes; drain.

  2. In a medium saucepan of boiling salted water, blanch the chayotes for 1 minute; drain and let cool.

  3. In a medium bowl, toss the chayote, tequila-soaked currants, tomatoes, onion, garlic, jalapeños, and cilantro.

  4. Season the salsa liberally with salt and pepper and serve.

Nutrition

  • Calories: 77.28kcal
  • Fat: 0.33g
  • Saturated Fat: 0.06g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 0.05g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.13g
  • Carbohydrates: 14.73g
  • Fiber: 3.09g
  • Sugar: 10.02g
  • Protein: 1.90g
  • Sodium: 409.05mg
  • Calcium: 34.20mg
  • Potassium: 401.12mg
  • Iron: 0.84mg
  • Vitamin A: 43.46µg
  • Vitamin C: 24.18mg
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