This aromatic tropical salsa is marinated in fruit juices, pungent cilantro and jalapeño. Serve with fish or poultry or as a dip with tortilla chips.
1 papaya, seeded, peeled and coarsely chopped
1 red bell pepper, seeded and coarsely chopped
1 onion, coarsely chopped
6 tablespoons lime juice
1/4 cup pineapple juice
1/4 cup fresh cilantro, coarsely chopped
1 clove garlic, finely minced
1 jalapeño, seeded*, coarsely chopped
- Combine papaya, red pepper, onion, lime juice, pineapple juice, cilantro, garlic and jalapeño; mix well. Refrigerate until served; use within 8 hours.
Makes about 2 cups.
*For more heat, leave the seeds in.