Xnipec is a traditional Yucatecan table salsa served in homes, cafeterias and taquerias across the region. With a moderate-to-hot heat level and fresh, slightly fruity flavor, this salsa is a unique alternative to traditional mild tomato salsas, and a perfect pairing for crunchy tortilla chips.
Prep time: 10 min
Cook time: 50 min
Total time: 60 min
Makes 1-1/2 cups
Place crushed habanero in small bowl, and cover with boiling water. Let soak for 20 minutes, then drain liquid.
Add chopped tomato, onion, cilantro, salt and sour orange juice to bowl with soaked habanero. Stir to combine, and let sit for 30 minutes before serving.