Texas Caviar(black-eyed peas)
2 16oz.can black eyed peas, rinsed
4 scallions, green parts only, chopped
2-3 jalapenos or serranos, seeded and minced
1/4 cup cilantro, chopped
1/2 cup corn oil
1/4 cup lime juice
1/4 cup apple cider vinegar
salt and pepper to taste
Drain rinsed peas.
Transfer to a bowl.
Add scallions, jalapenos and cilantro.
Toss to mix. Whisk together the oil,lime juice and vinegar and pour over blackeyed peas.
Transfer to a large jar and marinate for a few days, turning occaisionly.( I usually just do it a day in advance).
Serve with corn chips or hot tortillas.
Pairs Well With
I meant to contribute this in time for New Years but oh well! I make it every year to bring good luck and it tastes good, too.