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El Pollo Loco Avocado Salsa


Inspired by the avocado salsa at a popular restaurant, a food processor makes this super easy to make at home. Serve with a main course or as an appetizer with tortilla chips.

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  • 1 ripe avocado
  • 1 jalapeño pepper, stemmed and quartered
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 tablespoon white vinegar
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 tablespoons fresh cilantro, minced
  • 2 tablespoons onion, diced


Servings 6
Preparation time 10mins
Cooking time 10mins


Step 1

Combine the avocado, jalapeño, water, vinegar, and salt in a food processor. Purée the mixture for several seconds on high speed, or until the jalapeño is finely minced.

Pour the mixture into a medium bowl. Stir in the cilantro and onion. Cover and chill the salsa until you're ready to serve it.

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