Strawberry-Jalapeño Salsa Fresca


Experience a delightful burst of flavors with Strawberry-Jalapeño Salsa Fresca! This unique salsa combines the sweetness of fresh strawberries with the mild heat of jalapeño peppers, creating an extraordinary taste sensation. It's a refreshing twist on traditional salsa, perfect for dipping or as a vibrant topping for your favorite dishes.

Strawberry-Jalapeño Salsa Fresca

Preparation Time

  • 15 minutes

Servings and Serving Size

  • Serves: 4
  • Serving Size: 1/4 cup

Nutritional Profile (per serving)

  • Calories: 35 kcal
  • Carbohydrates: 8g
  • Fiber: 2g
  • Sugar: 5g
  • Vitamin C: 60% Daily Value
  • Sodium: 5mg


  • Fresh Strawberries, finely diced: 200g (7 oz / 0.44 lb)
  • Jalapeño Pepper, seeded and finely chopped: 1 medium
  • Red Onion, finely diced: 50g (1.8 oz / 0.11 lb)
  • Fresh Cilantro, chopped: 15g (0.5 oz / 0.03 lb)
  • Lime Juice: 30 ml (1 oz / 0.06 lb)
  • Salt: A pinch

Detailed Method of Preparation

  1. Combine ingredients: In a mixing bowl, combine the diced strawberries, jalapeño, red onion, and cilantro.
  2. Season: Add lime juice and a pinch of salt. Gently toss to mix everything together.
  3. Chill: Allow the salsa to chill in the refrigerator for at least 30 minutes to let the flavors meld.
  4. Serve: Serve chilled as a dip with chips, or use it to top grilled chicken, fish, or tacos.

Tips for Culinary Success

  • Adjust the amount of jalapeño according to your spice preference.
  • For a sweeter salsa, add a teaspoon of honey.
  • Serve this salsa the same day for the freshest taste.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Can I use frozen strawberries?

Fresh strawberries are preferred for the best texture and flavor.

How long does this salsa last in the fridge?

It's best enjoyed fresh but can be stored in the refrigerator for up to 1 day.

Can I add other fruits to this salsa?

Absolutely! Mango or pineapple would make great additions.