Five alarm salsa cruda

Hot enough to need the fire department to fight the fire. Serve with corn tortilla chips.


2 tomato (peeled, seeded and chopped)
2 chili pepper (stemmed, seeded and minced)
4 T onion (white or yellow onion, finley chopped)
1 t garlic (minced garlic)


  1. Mix chopped tomato, minced chili, onion and garlic in a bowl.
  2. Sprinkle lime juice over and toss.
  3. Chill if not served immediately.
Total time
15 minutes
Cooking time
Preparation time
1 cup


Use 1 jalapeño and 1 habanero chili peppers.


Add some chopped coriander leaves, chopped sweet bell peppers or sweet corn to tame the fire.

For a cooked five alarm salsa use chopped canned tomato and canned green chili. Place all ingredients in a saucepan and simmer for 5 minutes.

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