Chirmol salsa is a national favorite in Guatemala. The word "chirmol" means "smashed tomatoes."

Ingredients Edit

Directions Edit

  1. Grill scallions and chop.
  2. Grill tomatoes whole until soft; grill corn. (You may do the grilling by any method; it may be done ahead of time unless you wish to serve the salsa hot.)
  3. Combine tomatoes, scallions and garlic in a bowl and "smash," i.e. break up, tomatoes.
  4. Add olive oil, lime juice, grilled corn kernels, cilantro, jalapeño and salt and pepper.
  5. Serve hot or cold over striped bass, Swordfish or other white .
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