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Ghost Pepper Salsa
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Ghost Pepper Salsa and Homemade Tortilla Chips

This deliciously spicy Ghost Pepper Salsa is sure to knock some socks off! Combining cool veggies with one of the world's hottest peppers, this salsa is one that any chilihead will love!
Course Appetizer, Side Dish, Snack
Keyword ghost pepper, salsa
Prep Time 40 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Servings 2 Servings
Calories 612kcal


Ingredients for Tortilla Chips

  • 1 1/2 cup Flour
  • 1/2 tsp Baking Powder
  • 1/4 cup Canola Oil
  • 1/2 cup Water
  • 1 pinch Salt

Ingredients for Ghost Pepper Salsa

  • 1/4 cup Minced Red Onion
  • 1 cup Diced Tomato
  • 3 Tbsp Diced Jalapeno
  • 2 Tbsp Minced Cilantro
  • 1 tsp Lime Juice
  • 1 pinch Sonoran Spice Ghost Pepper Powder
  • 1 pinch Salt
  • 1 pinch Sugar


Instructions for Tortilla Chips

  • Combine flour, salt, and baking powder into a medium-sized bowl. Mix until all ingredients are well-combined. Make a hole in the center, and add the oil and water. Stir from the bottom up until the dough comes together and can form into a ball.
  • Transfer the dough onto a lightly floured surface and knead for 2 minutes with the palm of your hands, until the dough feels elastic and smooth.
  • Divide into 8 equal portions. Flatten each ball with your hand, lightly dust with flour, and cover with kitchen towel to rest for 30 minutes.
  • After 30 minutes, lightly flour a work surface and roll each dough into a circle about 6 inches in diameter using a rolling pin or hands. Preheat a non-stick pan over low heat.
  • When the pan is hot, place one dough into the pan and allow it to cook for 30-40 seconds or until the dough is bubbly and had brown spots. Flip and cook the other side for 10 seconds. (tortillas should be soft and not hard, if they harden they ahve been cooked for too long.)
  • Preheat a second pan with oil over medium heat. Cut cooked tortillas into 8 triangle wedges. Deep fry tortillas for about 2-3 minutes or until golden brown and cripsy.

Ghost Pepper Salsa

  • Mixed together all diced vegatbles and lime juice into a small bowl.
  • Add all spices into mixed vegatbles, and mix.
  • Top with some Cilantro for color and enjoy with warm tortilla chips!


Calories: 612kcal | Carbohydrates: 77g | Protein: 11g | Fat: 29g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Trans Fat: 1g | Sodium: 321mg | Potassium: 329mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 142IU | Vitamin C: 12mg | Calcium: 112mg | Iron: 6mg