Spice-Encrusted Grilled Porterhouse with Tomatillo Salsa Caliente

Tomatillo Salsa Caliente

Prep Time 45 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Servings 2 -3 Cups
Author A Bachelor & His Grill


  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 16 ounces tomatillos peeled and diced
  • 1/2 cup cilantro leaves chopped
  • 1/4 cup basil leaves chopped
  • 1/3 cup onion diced
  • 3 jalapeno peppers seeded and diced
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 1/2 lime juice plus zest
  • Cilantro or flat leaf parsley for garnish


  • While the steaks are marinating, in a large sauce pan over medium heat, warm 2 tablespoons olive oil. Add the tomatillos and saute for 3-5 minutes, or until tender, then remove from heat.
  • Place all ingredients into a food processor and pulse until finely chopped.
  • Pour into a bowl and chill in refrigerator for 30 minutes.
  • Drain excess liquid, season to taste with salt and freshly ground pepper, then serve.