The best ever homemade chunky guacamole recipe with spicy serrano peppers, cilantro and lime. The perfect classic appetizer!
Let’s start from the beginning. Guacamole or as known in North America “guac” is a fresh, raw avocado based salsa, salad or dip made in a “molcajete”. A condiment developed by the Aztecs in the region that is now Mexico.
Holy Guacamole You Guys!
The BatMan says that I make the best guacamole ever of all times, and so for that reason I wanted to share my version with you. Being that he comes from a Latin family where you can safely assume everyone had their “guac” game on point, I say it’s safe to trust he is on to something 😉
So today I’m going to show you “ como hacer guacamole “ the classic homemade “receta” without tomatoes.
You are gonna want to use it in tacos, on toast, this tempeh sandwich and of course with your favorite bag of tortilla chips. Why not dip some fresh bell peppers and cucumbers in it too..?!
Let’s Talk Guacamole Seasonings:
Keep it simple: Sea Salt. Lime. Spicy Serranos. Cilantro.
Absolutely no peas, no mayo and no pumpkin you guys. Ever! Just fully ripe avocados, the kind that slightly yield in the palm of your hand with a gentle squeeze.
To keep your guacamole rustic and chunky simply slice the avocados in half, discard the pit and scoop the flesh into a bowl. Immediately squeeze some lime or lemon over the top, add seasonings and toss to coat. As you toss and taste and adjust the lime to sea salt balance, the avocados will break down but maintain their beautiful chunky texture.
No Avocado Mashing Allowed!
How To Keep Your Chunky Guacamole From Turning Brown:
Assuming that you’ll have any leftovers, you want to store them in an airtight glass container layered with thin slices of lime or lemon across the top. The idea is to not have any exposed areas to prevent oxidation and therefor browning. Also add a couple of the seeds back into the bowl. Cover with an airtight lid to help it stay as green as possible and refrigerate up to three days.
You should totally make this chunky guacamole:
Easy and Quick
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Keto & Paleo
Naturally Gluten & Oil-Free.
the Best Chunky Guacamole Recipe
The best ever homemade chunky guacamole recipe with spicy serrano peppers, cilantro and lime.
Servings 4 people
- 4 avocados -fully ripe
- 1 serrano pepper (or to your taste) -chopped
- 2 scallions -chopped
- 1/4 cup red onion -diced
- 1 lime
- 1 pinch sea salt +more to your taste
- 1/4 cup fresh cilantro leaves -roughly chopped
- 1/4 cup onion chives -snipped (optional)
- Cut the avocados in half and discard the pit. Using a spoon carefully scoop out the flesh from the shells. Add it to a large bowl with the chopped scallions and serrano peppers. Immediately squeeze some lime juice over the top and hit it with a good sprinkling of sea salt.
- Use a spatula to fold everything together then taste. Add more of both salt and lime until your taste buds are happy. Fold in the cilantro and red onion and serve sprinkled with the chives and extra lime wedges.
To keep the guacamole from turning brown serve fresh as soon as you mix it. If made in advance remember to store in a glass container with a layer if thinly sliced lime or lemons on top. Cover with a tight lid and keep chilled for up to 3 days.
Calories: 330kcal | Carbohydrates: 19g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 29g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Sodium: 25mg | Potassium: 1008mg | Fiber: 14g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 545IU | Vitamin C: 28.5mg | Calcium: 34mg | Iron: 1.3mg
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This really is the proper way to make guacamole, chunky and rustic! Serves it to my in-laws and they couldn’t stop talking about how great this was.