In this classic Peruvian dish called salsa criolla, red onions, cucumbers, tomato and a jalapeno chilli pepper are pickled in lime juice and vinegar.
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1 teaspoon sea salt
2 red onions, sliced very thinly into half moons
2 large cucumbers, halved and sliced very thinly
1 large tomato, halved and thinly sliced
2 tablespoons rice vinegar
2 tablespoons lime juice
1 tablespoon white wine vinegar
1 jalapeno pepper, sliced into very thin matchsticks, or more to taste
1 tablespoon chopped fresh coriander
1 1/2 teaspoons olive oil
cracked black pepper to taste
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Method Prep:30min › Extra time:40min marinating › Ready in:1hr10min
Fill a bowl with water; stir in salt until dissolved. Add red onions; let soak for 10 minutes. Drain and pat dry.
Mix onions, cucumbers, tomato, rice vinegar, lime juice, white wine vinegar, jalapeno pepper, coriander, olive oil and black pepper together in a large bowl. Cover with clingfilm and let marinate at room temperature before serving, about 30 minutes.
Substitute chopped parsley or basil for the coriander, or use all 3.