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Chilero Costa Rican Spicy-ish

Course: Appetizer
Keyword: Chilero Costa Rican Spicy-ish


  • ½  medium carrot
  • 1 red pepper
  • 1 green pepper
  • ½ onion
  • 1-2 small, spicy peppers Your choice (don’t use the seeds if you don’t want it spicy)
  • 3 cloves of garlic
  • 5-7 medium-sized limes
  • 1 tsp teaspoon of salt
  • 2 tbsp oregano
  • ½ cup water


  • Add ½ red pepper, ½ green pepper, ¼ onion, 1 spicy pepper, garlic, juice of 3 limes, a pinch of salt, and a TBSP of oregano to a blender and blend until a salsa-like consistency is created.
  • Add water as needed. Slice the ½ carrot, the other halves of your peppers, and onion into thin strips and add to a bowl. Juice the rest of your limes in the same bowl and add a teaspoon of salt and a TBSP of oregano.
  • In a jar or container of your choice, combine your salsa mixture with your lime juice and sliced vegetables.
  • Add half a cup of water and more salt/oregano/lime juice to your liking.