Translated in Spanish, pico de gallo literally means “beak of the rooster.” Some believe this is because it was originally eaten by pinching between the thumb and finger, making the shape of a rooster’s beak.
- 4 tomatoes, chopped
- 1 red onion, finely chopped
- 1 tbsp jalapeño peppers from a jar, drained and finely chopped
- 2 garlic cloves, crushed
- small bunch coriander, roughly chopped
- juice 1 lime
- STEP 1
Stir all the ingredients together in a medium bowl with some seasoning then put it into the fridge to chill. You could do this the day before. About 20 mins before you are ready to eat, take the salad out and bring it back to room temperature.