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Raspberry-Thai Chile Salsa

Surprise your guests with the unusual flavors of this fruity salsa—serve with chips, pita bread, or over seafood.


2 C raspberries, chopped
1 T Thai bird chile peppers, minced
2 T Markon First Crop Red Onions, diced
2 T Ready-Set-Serve Washed & Trimmed Green Onions, chopped
2 T Ready-Set-Serve Washed & Trimmed Cilantro, chopped
2 T Markon First Crop Mint, chopped
1/4 C Ready-Set-Serve Lime Juice
Salt and pepper, to taste
Edible petals and green cilantro sugar crystals, to garnish


Combine raspberries, chile peppers, red onion, green onions, cilantro, mint, and lime juice together in a small mixing bowl. Season with salt and pepper. Refrigerate for at least 30 minutes to infuse flavors.
Serve in a bowl rimmed with cilantro sugar crystals (margarita-style); garnish with edible petals.


1 bunch Markon First Crop Asparagus, steamed

1/4 C Markon First Crop Basil

2 T Markon First Crop Chervil

2 T C Ready-Set-Serve Lemon Juice

2 cloves Ready-Set-Serve Peeled Garlic

1 tsp. lemon zest

1/4 tsp. cumin

1/4 tsp. coriander

1/4 C extra virgin olive oil

1/2 tsp. kosher salt

1/4 tsp. red pepper flakes

16 large shrimp, cleaned and threaded onto skewers to prevent curling

1 tsp. kosher salt

Olive oil + 2 cloves Ready-Set-Serve Peeled Garlic, for poaching

Edible petals and micro greens for garnish


Slice tips off asparagus and reserve. Add basil, chervil, one cup steamed asparagus stalks, lemon juice, zest, cumin, coriander, salt, pepper flakes, and oil to a food processor and blend until chunky.

Heat oil and garlic until just bubbling. Add shrimp skewers so that shrimp is fully submerged. Reduce heat to a simmer and cook until shrimp is opaque and cooked through. When shrimp are almost cooked, add asparagus tips. Remove all with a slotted spoon and drain on a wire rack.

To plate, arrange tips in a decorative manner. Place shrimp next to asparagus and ladle sauce on top of each one. Garnish with edible petals and micro greens.