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APPETIZER RECIPES

Aji Blueberry Salsa 

Ingredients:

 

-2-3 tbsp Aji Chunky Chili Sauce, heat level of your choice

-1 – 2 cups blueberries
-2 tbsp minced red onion

-3 tbsp monced yellow  bell pepper and red bell pepper
-1 tbsp chopped basil
-½ tsp koji salt

Instructions:

-Lightly mash blueberries.

-Combine all ingredients.

-Let rest for 5 minutes.

Aji Chicken Wings

Ingredients:

 

-1 bottle of Ají Honey Garlic for sweet and savory wings

   - add 1-4 tbsp. of the BURN, to taste, if you want them hotter;  or

   - add 1 -2 tbsp. of the Smokin’ Habanero, to taste, for an extreme hot and smoky flavour.

-2 kg of chicken wings

Instructions:

 

-Marinade chicken wings, puncturing with a fork to allow the Aji to get into the chicken.

-Arrange wings in a lightly coated roasting pan (deep enough to hold all your wings and marinade)

-Broil for 15-25 minutes until the chicken is cooked through.

-Rotate wings often for even crispiness.

** Set rack on the 2nd from the top level to avoid quick burning.

Aji Meatballs

Ingredients:

 

-2/3 cup of either Aji Original Mild / Medium Hot Chunky Chili Sauce or Hot Sauce

-1 1/2 pounds extra-lean ground beef

-1 cup dry breadcrumbs (can use gluten free)

-2 eggs

 

Instructions:

 

-Combine ingredients into small-medium sized balls.

-Fry until exterior is crispy.

-Simmer on low until cooked to internal temperature of 165 F.

-Garnish with fresh cilantro and lime.

-Serve warm.

 

Variation:

-1 1/2 pounds ground turkey

-1 cup dry bread crumbs (can use gluten free)

-2 eggs

-2/3 cup Aji Honey Garlic Sauce

Aji Salty Potatoes

Ingredients:

 

-Aji Guacamole or Aji Mayo

-Baby / nugget potatoes

-Salt-

Water

 

Instructions:

 

-Add enough water to be two inches above your potatoes in the pot.

-Bring water to a boil until you can easily put a fork or a knife through your 'taters.

-Strain the water.

-Add enough salt to lightly coat your potatoes.

-Allow them to dry - then serve.

For consumption, we highly recommend breaking them in half and adding our 

Aji Guac or Aji Mayo

 

Aji Egg Salad

Ingredients:

 

-Aji Chunky Chili Sauce or Hot Sauce

   * choose your heat preference: Original Mild, Medium Hot, Burn, or Smokin' Habanero!

-Eggs (as many as you desire)

-Mayo (or vegenaise) 

-Celery *optional

 

Instructions:

 

-Fill a pot with enough water to fully cover your eggs (but don't add them yet!)

-Bring the water to a boil and gently add your eggs.

    - If you would like your eggs soft, boil for 6 1/2 minutes

    - If you would like hard eggs boil for 8 1/2 minutes

-Drain the water and immediately rinse with cold water for 1 minute. 

-Peel your eggs and mash them in with your preferred quantity of mayonnaise.

-Add your chosen Aji to taste.

For consumption, we recommend this on crackers for your guests or on toast for a quick breakfast!

 

Aji Avocado & Citrus Salad

Ingredients:

 

-1/4 cup of extra virgin olive oil 

-2 tbsp of apple cider vinegar

-2 tbsp Aji honey garlic

-1 Avocado

-2 Oranges

-Pinch of salt to taste 

Instructions:

 

Dressing

-Combine the olive oil, apple cider vinegar, Aji honey garlic, and salt. Let the mixture rest for 5 mins to allow the flavours to mingle.

Salad

-Peel oranges with a knife, removing the bitter white pith. Slice into rounds.

-Cut the avocado in half and remove pit. Slice in the skin, then remove carefully so the slices stay intact.

-Alternate slices of orange and avocado on plate and drizzle with dressing.


 

 

Aji Black Bean Salad

Prep:   20 minutes.

Cooking Time:   5 minutes.

Servings:   2-3.

Ingredients:

-¼ cup Aji Medium Hot Chunky Chili Sauce (or to taste)

-1 can black beans (rinsed and drained)

-4 Roma or Italian plum tomatoes, diced

-2 cloves of garlic, crushed

-¼ cup chopped cilantro

-¼ cup snipped green onion

-½ cup chopped sweet red pepper

Instructions:

-Gently toss all ingredients together and serve on its own or as a side

Aji Brie Cheese with Cranberries

Prep:   30 minutes.

Cooking Time:   10 minutes

Servings:   4

Ingredients:

-1 Brie Cheese

-1/2 cup of Aji Honey Garlic or Aji Mild

-1/2 can of chunky cranberry sauce

Instructions:

-Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. 

-Place the brie cheese on baking sheet covered with parchment paper

-Mix cranberry sauce with Aji Honey Garlic sauce, or if you prefer less sweet just use Aji mild.

-Pour mix over the brie cheese

-Bake for 5-7 minutes

-Carefully remove from the baking sheet and place on a serving platter, surround with preferred crackers.

Aji Caesars 

Prep:   2 minutes.

Cooking Time:  5 minutes

Servings:   4

Ingredients:

-3 oz of Clamato juice. 

-1 to 2 oz of Vodka

-Worcestershire sauce to taste

-1 tbsp Any of our Aji Chunky Chili Sauces (depending on desired spice)

-Fresh Lime

-Celery Salt on a plate (to coat the rim of the glass)

-Ice (optional)

-Garnishes of choice

Instructions:

-Rub lime around the rim

-Press into celery salt prepped on a plate

-Add Ice, Vodka, and Clamato juice

-To taste add the worcestershire and Aji

-Top off with garnish of your choice and enjoy!

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