Ajicero criollo

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Ajicero criollo or picante criollo (Spanish: Creole spice) is a spicy sauce from Venezuela. It is similar to the Chilean pebre or Mexican pico de gallo.

Preparation[change | change source]

The sauce is made by macerating onions,[1] garlic, sweet pepper, chili pepper, pepper grains, carrot,[1] ají chirel (a small, but spicy pepper), and paprika with other spices and vinager. Buttermilk can also be added to the mix.[2]

Uses[change | change source]

This sauce is used as a side to sancochos or grilled foods.

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References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 Janer, Zilkia (2008). Latino Food Culture. Greenwood Press. ISBN 978-0-313-34027-7. Archived from the original on 2022-06-26. Retrieved 2022-02-22.
  2. "Preparación de Picante o Ajicero Criollo" (in Spanish). Archived from the original on 2021-08-05. Retrieved 2021-08-05.