*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                          Chipotle Tomatillo Salsa
 
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 Serving Size  : 1    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Appetizers                       Dips
                 Hot And Spicy                    Mexican
                 Salsas
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    3                    Chipotle chilies from one 7--ounce can
                         chipotle
                         Chilies in adobo sauce -- rinsed, patted dry
    3      ts            Corn oil
    1      lb            Tomatillos* -- husks
                         removed,-halved
    1      sm            Red onion -- chopped
      1/3  c             Fresh cilantro -- chopped
    1      tb            Rice vinegar
      1/2  t             Dried oregano
 
       Puree chilies in blender.  Transfer to large bowl.  Heat 1 teaspoon oil
  in heavy large skillet over high heat.  Add tomatillos and cook until brown
  on all sides, about 7 minutes.  Transfer to work surface. Add 2 teaspoons
  oil to skillet.  Add onion and saute until tender, about 4 minutes. Add
  onion to chilies.  Chop tomatillos; add to chili-onion mixture. Mix in
  cilantro, vinegar and oregano. Season with salt and pepper. (Can be made 2
  days ahead.  Cover; chill. Bring to room temperature.) Makes 1-1/2 cups. 
 
 
 
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