This Green Lizard from Costa Rica gives your tongue an island flavour burst without the intense heat.
Rule of thumb, never drink tequila on an empty stomach. Second rule of thumb, don’t drink and play with wild iguanas, especially large green ones. So’s I grab this lunker iguana by the tail an wahd’ya thing he does? Whips around and bites me on the nose. Ouchywawa! My nose resembles hamburger and there ain’t a doc for 150 kilometers.
A local senorita sees my predicament and motions for me to follow. She pulls a plump green pepper from the bodega, butterflies it with a rusty knife and spreads it out over my throbbing proboscis. Bueno she sez..That’s hot I say, so how do you spell relief?
Ingredients: Jalapeno Peppers, Vinegar, Carrots, Sugar, Onions, Corn Starch, Salt, Garlic, and Ascorbic Acid.