Charred 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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3 Roma (plum) tomatoes (pan roasted until blistered, deeply browned and soft)
3 habanero chiles (pan-roasted until dark brown, then remove the seeds and veins)
1/4 cup water
1/8 tsp. kosher salt

Put all the ingredients in a blender and blend until smooth. Use within several hours.

Makes about 1 cup.