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One of the hottest peppers in the world. They are quite small, only about an inch long, hollow with only a few seeds. The leaves however can be up to 5 inches long. 5-petal flowers- white, yellow-green or lavender. Leaves and fruit both edible. Great for fighting bad bacteria and infections, increase circulation, good for heart.
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Swiss Chard with Garbanzos and Potatoes Ingredients: 1 bunch Swiss chard 1 onion, chopped 1-2 garlic cloves, chopped 1/2 pequin chile, crumbled (optional) 3 tomatoes, peeled, seeded and chopped (or 1 can tomatoes) Oil or lard 1 cup garbanzo beans, cooked until tender 3 potatoes, peeled, cooked and quartered Grated cheese (Monterey Jack or parmesan) Salt and pepper Saute onion and garlic in oil or fat until onion is tender.
Sian wrote again to the governor nine months later (5 April 1852), identifying himself as "Donjuan de Dios de Jesus Sian, native of the city of Pequin" [Beijing].
INGREDIENTS 2tbsps pequin chiles 3 avocado leaves (or 1tbsp fennel seeds) 1tbsp allspice berries 2 racks of lamb (not Frenched) Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper For the Tomatillo-Mint Sauce 4 tomatillos (available online) 120g pepitas (pumpkin seeds), toasted in a dry skillet until fragrant 1/4 burnt onion 1 garlic clove, thinly sliced 11/2 Scotch bonnets 25g mint leaves 12g basil leaves 12g coriander leaves 2flozs roasted garlic oil Juice of 1 lime 1tbsp honey 1tsp kosher salt 1 to 2tbsps coconut water or water (optional) Freshly made corn tortillas, homemade or store-bought for serving (optional) METHOD 1.
ER START LENTIL AND PAPAYA SALAD WITH LIME AND HONEY VINAIGRETTE (serves 6) INGREDIENTS 2tbsps pequin chiles 3 avocado leaves (or 1tbsp fennel seeds) 1tbsp allspice berries 2 racks of lamb (not Frenched) Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper For the Tomatillo-Mint Sauce 4 tomatillos (available online) 120g pepitas (pumpkin seeds), toasted in a dry skillet until fragrant 1/4 burnt onion 1 garlic clove, thinly sliced 11/2 Scotch bonnets 25g mint leaves 12g basil leaves 12g coriander leaves 2flozs roasted garlic oil Juice of 1 lime 1tbsp honey 1tsp kosher salt 1 to 2tbsps coconut water or water (optional) Freshly made corn tortillas, homemade or store-bought for serving (optional) METHOD 1.
ER START LENTIL AND PAPAYA SALAD WITH LIME AND HONEY VINAIGRETTE (serves 6) MAIN Chile Pequin lamb with tomatillo-Mint Sauce (serves 6) INGREDIENTS 2tbsps pequin chiles 3 avocado leaves (or 1tbsp fennel seeds) 1tbsp allspice berries 2 racks of lamb (not Frenched) Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper For the Tomatillo-Mint Sauce 4 tomatillos (available online) 120g pepitas (pumpkin seeds), toasted in a dry skillet until fragrant 1/4 burnt onion 1 garlic clove, thinly sliced 11/2 Scotch bonnets 25g mint leaves 12g basil leaves 12g coriander leaves 2flozs roasted garlic oil Juice of 1 lime 1tbsp honey 1tsp kosher salt 1 to 2tbsps coconut water or water (optional) Freshly made corn tortillas, homemade or store-bought for serving (optional) METHOD 1.
INGREDIENTS 2tbsps pequin chiles 3 avocado leaves (or 1tbsp fennel seeds) 1tbsp allspice berries 2 racks of lamb (not Frenched) Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper For the Tomatillo-Mint Sauce 4 tomatillos (available online) 120g pepitas (pumpkin seeds), toasted in a dry skillet until fragrant 1/4 /burnt onion 1 garlic clove, thinly sliced 11/2 /Scotch bonnets 25g mint leaves 12g basil leaves 12g coriander leaves 2flozs roasted garlic oil Juice of 1 lime 1tbsp honey 1tsp kosher salt 1 to 2tbsps coconut water or water (optional) Freshly made corn tortillas, homemade or store-bought for serving (optional) METHOD 1.
The salsa features Pequin and Morita chile peppers and is one of H-E-B's Primo Pick items, described as "unique, tasty and cool products you may never have heard of or tried before." (Other own-brand Primo Pick items include H-E-B Deli Imported Filled Pasta, Central Market 4 Leaf Balsamic Vinegar, Central Market Organics Italian Blood Orange Soda, and more.)
SaSo makes three sauces: three-pepper tomatillo, roasted red chipotle, and chile pequin. "Most people haven't heard of them," says Brennan of chile pequin.