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Hawaiian Style Salsa

Featured in the Honolulu Star-Advertiser on January 16, 2019.

Hawaiian Style Salsa


Hawaiian Style Salsa

  • 1 cup chopped fresh sweet green chili peppers, available at farmers markets and Chinatown
  • 1 Maui onion, chopped
  • 1 (16-ounce) can stewed tomatoes, including liquid or 1 pound fresh tomatoes, diced
  • 1/2 cup chopped cilantro
  • 3 tablespoons chopped green onion
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/4 teaspoon habanero (hot chili) powder
  • 2 teaspoons dried Hawaiian chili peppers, crushed
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice
  • Salt and pepper to taste


In a bowl, combine all ingredients. Let stand for 1 hour to blend flavors. Chill before serving. Serve with cooked eggs, baked fish, tortilla chips, or tacos. Makes about 4 cups.

Approximate nutritional information, per 2 tablespoons serving (not including salt to taste):
10 calories, 0 g fat, 0 g saturated fat, 0 mg cholesterol, 50 mg sodium, 2 g carbohydrate, 0 g fiber, 1 g sugar, 0 g protein


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