Probably our most popular imported sauce. A Costa Rican condiment developed in 1920 by the Lizano Company. It is a thin, smooth, light brown sauce (akin to such condiments as HP). It is meant to be used while cooking or at tableside to flavour one’s food when serving. It is slightly sweet with a hint of spiciness lent by black pepper and cumin.
Many Costa Rican dishes are prepared with Salsa Lizano, and it is ubiquitous on restaurant tables in its country of origin. It is commonly used with gallo pinto and tamales, and is also considered particularly complementary with eggs, rice, beans, fish, cheese, curries, and as a marinade for meat.
water, sugar, salt, vegetables (onions, carrots, cauliflower, cucumbers), molasses, spices, pepper, mustard, turmeric, modified corn starch, acetic acid, hydrolysed corn protein, sodium benzoate