Firecracker Salsa ingredients (9)
Makes about 1.5 cups1/2 cup dried tart cherries
1/2 cup cherry, peach, or raspberry jam or preserves
2 Tbsp red wine vinegar
1/2 cup red onion, chopped
1/2 cup yellow bell pepper, chopped
1/2 fresh jalapeño pepper, seeded and chopped, more or less to taste
1 to 2 Tbsp fresh cilantro, chopped
Juice of one lime
Grilled swordfish or
Grilled tuna or
Firecracker Salsa DirectionsCombine dried tart cherries, jam (or preserves) and vinegar in a small microwave-safe bowl; mix well.
Microwave on High (100% power) until hot, about sixty to ninety (60 to 90) seconds. Let stand five (5) minutes.
Then, stir in remaining ingredients (red onion through lime juice).
Cover and refrigerate three to four (3 - 4 hours) or overnight.
Serve with grilled swordfish or tuna. Also excellent as a topping for hamburgers.
Firecracker Salsa Notes
- Cherry Marketing Institute as published in Stearns, Patty LaNoue. Cherry Home Companion: A Cherry Cookbook. (Mayfield: Arbutus Press, 2002), 24.
Condiments > F
Page Last Modified 13 June 2016