Cantaloupe Habanero Salsa

This Caribbean pepper is famous for being the hottest chile pepper in the world. They come in a variety of shapes and colors(yellow, orange,green, red,chocolate). Not only are they extremely hot, but they also have a unique,distinctively fruity flavor.

It is the key ingredient in the popular Jamaican Jerk sauce. The habanero is also widely used in many different types of hot sauces. The popularity of this chile pepper continues to grow and is becoming easier to find on the grocery shelf.

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1/2 ripe cantaloupe melon, sliced and cut into a small dice
1/2 habanero pepper, seeded and finely diced
1/4 large red onion, diced
1/2 medium yellow pepper, diced
1 handful cilantro,finely chopped
juice of 1 lime
salt and fresh cracked black pepper


Dice all components to same size. Mix everything together in a bowl and check the seasoning. Refrigerate till ready to use. Check the seasonings again just before serving, it might need salt, or more lime juice.