tomatillo red chili salsa

Tomatillo red chili salsa is extra spicy, fresh, and smoky. Dry roast tomatillos and arbol chiles, then blend them into a mouthwatering salsa.

  • Author: Indi Hampton
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 20 minutes
  • Total Time: 25 minutes
  • Yield: 1 1/2 cups
  • Category: Salsa
  • Method: Blended
  • Cuisine: Mexican
  • Diet: Gluten Free


  • 15 chiles de arbol
  • 2 garlic cloves, unpeeled
  • 1/4 white onion, peeled
  • 3/4 lb tomatillos (5- 6 large), husked, washed and patted dry
  • kosher salt


  1. Heat an ungreased skillet over medium heat. Add chiles and toast, stirring, for about a minute until fragrant. Transfer to a bowl and cover with boiling water. Let soften for at least 20 minutes.


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Keywords: tomatillo red chili salsa