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Salsa is the Mexican and Spanish name for sauce. It can signify cooked or fresh mixtures and they can range in spiciness from mild to mouth searing.


  • 2 x chicken leg & thighs, boned and flattened

  • extra virgin olive oil

  • 3 cloves garlic

  • 2 long red chillies, split and de-seeded

  • sea salt and freshly ground pepper

  • juice of 1 lemon

  • Salsa

  • 2 cloves garlic

  • sea salt and pepper

  • 1 long red chilli, split, de-seeded and roughly chopped

  • 1 large ripe tomato, peeled, skinned and diced

  • 2 tablespoons toasted almonds

  • 1 tablespoon parsley leaves

  • splash red wine vinegar

  • splash extra virgin olive oil


  • 1.

    Marinate the chicken pieces in the olive oil, garlic, chilli, salt and pepper.

  • 2.

    Squeeze the lemon juice over the chicken.

  • 3.

    Place the chicken on a hot BBQ and cook through, turning once.

  • 4.

    To make the salsa, pound the garlic and salt in a mortar and pestle, followed by the chilli.

  • 5.

    Add the tomato and a little extra salt, the almonds, parsley, red wine vinegar, olive oil and pepper.

  • 6.

    Place aside.

  • To Serve:

  • 1.

    Plate up the chicken and serve the salsa on the side.

  • 2.

    Drizzle a little more olive oil over the top.

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Posted by CB3Report
And where is the tomato quantity???