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Banana and Habanero Salsa

2 cups approximately
Salsa de Habanero con Plátano, courtesy Chef Maria Mazon of Boca Tacos


  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted
  • 1 teaspoon kosher or sea salt
  • 1 pinch garlic powder
  • 1 pinch dried Mexican oregano
  • 1 pinch ground chipotle chile
  • 1 teaspoon Maggi sauce, or more to taste
  • 5 peeled bananas, sliced
  • 1 1/2 cups freshly squeezed orange juice
  • 2 fresh habanero chiles, stemmed and seeded

To Prepare

  • In a bowl, mix the melted butter with the salt, garlic powder, dried oregano, ground chipotle chile, and Maggi sauce. Add the bananas and toss to coat.
  • Set a nonstick saute pan over medium heat and once hot, saute the bananas until completely cooked, about 4 to 5 minutes.
  • Place bananas in the jar of a blender along with the orange juice and the habanero chiles. Puree until smooth.