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Guatemalan Chirmol Recipe

With this simple recipe of Guatemalan Chirmol you will learn how to make chirmol and what are the ingredients of Guatemalan chirmol so you can prepare this succulent dish.

The chismol, chervil or chirmol, is a soft accompaniment to special dishes. It is a kind of garnish that has as its main objective to give more flavor to the dish. It is very common to use it to accompany roast meat both in Guatemala, Honduras, El Salvador, Nicaragua and in the Mexican state of Chiapas.

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It is used to highlight the taste of meats and fish.

This chirmol recipe is for lovers of good seasoning and roasts.

With this article you will learn how to prepare chirmol as chapines do.

This is a traditional Guatemalan recipe, it is ideal for vegans and the cost of making it is cheap.

Guatemalan Chirmol Recipe

Remember that for this chirmol recipe to be succulent you must use quality ingredients but above all that they are fresh.

Receta de chirmol guatemalteco

Receta de Chirmol Guatemalteco

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El Chirmol Guatemalteco es una salsa roja hecha con tomate, cebolla y cilantro, aunque también le puede agregar otros ingredientes como el limón.
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
5 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Course Side Dish
Cuisine Guatemalan
Servings 6 people
Calories 60 kcal


  • 6 tomates
  • 1 limón
  • ½ manojo cilantro
  • sal al gusto
  • pimienta al gusto
  • Cebolla


  • Lo primero es lavar bien los tomates y asarlos junto con la cebolla, si no tienes asador puedes hacerlo en un sartén sin aceite.
  • Si desea agregarle chile puede asarlos junto al tomate para que resalte su picor.
  • Machacar los tomates con un mortero o con un tenedor, también lo puedes hacer en el procesador de alimentos.
  • Picar finamente la cebolla, deshojar el cilantro y picarla finamente.
  • Truco para resaltar el sabor: verter la cebolla y el cilantro en un recipiente, agregar sal, pimienta y consomé al gusto, echar un cuarto de taza hirviendo,mezclar y dejar reposar por 10 minutos.
  • Se incorpora, la cebolla y cilantro al tomate machacado, si aso chile, este es el momento de agregarlo, se mezcla todo bien.
  • Incorporar unas gotas de limón al gusto
  •  Disfrutalo Disfrutalo


Se utiliza para resaltar el sabor de las carnes y el pescado.
Esta receta de chirmol es para los amantes de una buena sazón y de los asados.
Con este articulo aprenderán a preparar el chirmol como lo hacen los chapines.
Esta es una receta tradicional de Guatemala, es ideal para veganos y el costo de realizarlo es barato.
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Ingredients of Guatemalan chirmol

Below we will explain that it takes the Guatemalan chirmol so you know how to make a tomato chirmol.

  • 6 tomatoes
  • 1 lemon
  • 1/2 bunch cilantro
  • 1/2 white onion
  • 1 pinch of salt to taste
  • 1 jalapeño or serrano pepper if desired

How to make Guatemalan chirmol

Step 1: The first thing is to wash the tomatoes well and roast them together with the onion, if you do not have a grill you can do it in a pan without oil.

If you want to add chili you can roast them next to the tomato to highlight its spiciness.

Step 2: Crush the tomatoes with a mortar or with a fork, you can also do it in the food processor.

Step 3: Finely chop the bait, defoliate the cilantro and chop it finely.

Trick to highlight the flavor: pour the onion and cilantro into a container, add salt, pepper and consommé to taste, pour a quarter cup boiling, mix and let stand for 10 minutes.

Step 4: It is incorporated, the onion and cilantro to the crushed tomato, if roast chili, this is the time to add it, mix everything well.

Step 5: Add a few drops of lemon to taste

Step 6: Enjoy

The Guatemalan chirmol can be eaten with roast meat, fish or chicken, it is even so delicious that you can enjoy it only with nachos.

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