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Chipotle Salsa

Recipe from: Michael Blakeley
Servings: About 1 1/4 cups

10 tomatillos, husks removed
3 dried chipotle or morita chiles
boiling Water
2 cloves garlic, sliced
½ teaspoon salt
1 tablespoon fresh lime juice

Char the tomatillos over a gas burner just until slightly blackened. Do not soften. I use a little grill, called the Asador, that fits over a burner. Set tomatillos aside.

Soften chiles in boiling water for 20 minutes. (or, cover the dried chiles with water, cover with plastic wrap, and microwave at high for 3 minutes.) Drain the chiles and remove the seeds from the softened chiles.

Place the tomatillos, chipotles, garlic, salt and lime juice in a food processor or blender, and purée into a smooth sauce.


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