Recent Examples of ají from the Web
Start with the Japanese snapper ceviche, served in tight, curled pieces, several of which are adorned with sea urchin, all gathered above a gentle aji amarillo that doesn’t fight the fish.
In this recipe, a full six cloves of garlic ensure its pungent dominance, while chile pastes from both aji amarillo and aji panca chiles lend plenty of complex heat.
In the next box over, Mr. Estrada watered slight green plants that will bear sweet peppers called aji dulce for his wife’s homemade sofrito sauce.
Served with rocoto sauce, chimichurri and aji amarillo mustard.
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Origin and Etymology of ají
First Known Use: 1822See Words from the same year
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