Secret Recipe: Spicy Salsa Verde

Secret Recipe: Salsa Verde de Jalapeños {Spicy}
Secret Recipe: Salsa Verde de Jalapeños {Spicy}

This salsa is just for those who likes SPICY SALSA, if you don’t like spicy salsas avoid making this salsa (check out my other salsa recipe here), unless you want to experiment a little bit, I’m sure it will add a nice kick to your tacos or anything else you want to try it with.
This salsa goes perfect with almost everything! But best with chicken, fish and my favourite Steak Fajitas and guacamole.
My friend Nadia is gonna kill me! she gave me her secret recipe and I’m giving it to everyone, but… she doesn’t need to know, right? 😉

 Salsa Verde de Jalapeños (Spicy)

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Mexican Tacos vs TexMex Tacos + Recipe

Mexican Tacos vs TexMex Tacos
Mexican Tacos vs TexMex Tacos

If you wonder why Mexicans get offended when others (who are not Mexicans) think that tex mex tacos  are the same than tacos eaten in México, here the answer.
And the Mexican who is offended when someone offers you some tacos tex mex why not test my infusion and tell me if you liked. (of course, nothing can substitute our beloved Authentic Traditional Mexican Tacos).

Mexican Tacos vs TexMex Tacos

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Turkey a la Mexicana!

Turkey a la Mexicana with salsa verde de aguacate.
Turkey a la Mexicana with salsa verde with avocado

Don’t know what to offer as snack to the guest? Here one option! It doesn’t take more than 15 min to make it, honestly.

Turkey a la Mexicana

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Chilaquiles Verdes con Pollo- Green Chilaquiles w Chicken

Chilaquiles w chicken and salsa verde.
Chilaquiles w chicken and salsa verde.

Any time, any day, Chilaquiles are gonna be always good.
Commonly eaten for brunch this Mexican traditional Dish “Chilaquiles” are basically fried tortilla with salsa, chicken, cream, cilantro and onion, Chilaquiles can be made with Salsa Roja or Verde, definitely is a very easy but delicious.

Authentic Mexican Antojito Chilaquiles Verdes


Half bag of Totopos : Natural unsalted Tortilla Chips or Fried Tortillas
1 cup shredded chicken (seasoned with salt and pepper)
1 cup salsa verde
1/2 cup shredded cheese (I didn’t have shredded cheese, so I use fresh cheese)
1 tbsp Epazote*
1/2 cup Cream or Sour Cream or Natural Greek Yogurt
Chopped Cilantro
Chopped Onion
Salt and Pepper to taste.


Pre-Heat oven to 350•F
1. In a large skillet on medium high heat add 1 teaspoon of olive oil and the ‘totopos’, warm them up until a bit more brown (aprox. 2 min) (tip: don’t let them get burn) set aside.
2. Using another skillet add 1 teaspoon of olive oil add the salsa verde, let it simmer for about 5 min, add the epazote, check salt and pepper.
3. Meanwhile get ready with the Shredded chicken, cream, onion, cilantro and cheese.
4. Add the salsa Verde to the Totopos, bring the skillet to medium heat, mix the salsa and totopos well without breaking the totopos, for last add the chicken and mix (tip: don’t let the Totopos get soggy)
5. Bring all together to an oven safe plate and add the rest of the ingredients (cilantro, onion and cheese)
6. Place the chilaquiles in the oven for about 5 min, until cheese is melted.


Note: If you would like, replace the chicken for scramble eggs, both versions are luscious 😉

Ready!  Serve with beans and coffee.

Buen Provecho 😉


How to make Salsa Verde de Tomatillo

Salsa Verde ©
Salsa Verde ©

You wanna know how to make the famous salsa verde? Here the recipe.
This salsa is multifaceted, i mean can be use for almost everything!! Goes very well with chicken, quesadillas, seafood tacos just to mention some dishes.

Easy recipe for the classic Salsa Verde (tomatillo)

Salsa Verde:
5 Jalapeños
Tomatillos (green tomatoes)
1 Small bunch of Cilantro
1/4 cup chopped onion
1 very small piece of cilantro


1. Bring water to boil and place the jalapeños and tomatillos, when are cooked  (colour must change to lighter green) place them in a blender with the onion, cilantro, small piece of garlic and salt, mix together, and Ready!
Notes: the consistency of the salsa verde, depends of your taste, could be made chunky or smoother, is up to you.

Buen Provecho!