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Serves : Makes about 8 cups

In place of jicama, Kiesel uses chayotes, which are crispier and less starchy. The unusual addition of currants tempers the heat from the jalapeños.    More Terrific Condiments  

How to Make It

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

Step 2    

In a medium bowl, toss the chayote, tequila-soaked currants, tomatoes, onion, garlic, jalapeños and cilantro. Season the salsa liberally with salt and pepper and serve.

Make Ahead

The unseasoned salsa can be refrigerated for up to 1 day. Bring the salsa to room temperature and season just before serving.

Notes

One Serving Calories 39 kcal, Total Fat 0.3 gm, Saturated Fat 0 gm, Protein 1 gm, Carbohydrates 8 gm.

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