Pickled Red Onion & Habanero Salsa

5 from 2 votes
DifficultySuper Easy
Prep Time
10 minutes
Total Time
10 minutes
Recipe by: Valerie Cooper
If you like spicy, then this salsa is for you. Loaded with fresh habanero, red onions, and a blend of herbs and spices all bathed in lime juice, this traditional Mexican habanero salsa can be enjoyed with any taco but pairs especially well with my Cochinita Pibil tacos.
Cuisine: Mexican
Course: Condiment
Category: Salsas


  • 2 red onions finely chopped
  • 4 habanero peppers finely chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves minced
  • 1 tsp dried oregano
  • 2 cups lime juice freshly squeezed
  • 1 ½ tbsps olive oil
  • 1 tsp kosher salt or to taste
  • ½ tsp ground black pepper


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Nutrition Facts

While every effort is made to correctly calculate these nutritional facts, they should be used as general guidance as they may not be 100% accurate.

Calories: 39kcal | Carbohydrates: 6g | Fat: 1g | Sodium: 196mg | Potassium: 122mg | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 165IU | Vitamin C: 35mg | Calcium: 13mg | Iron: 0.3mg
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