Total time: 10 minutes
Servings: This makes 1/4 to 1/3 cup.
1 jalapeño, serrano or red Fresno
3 garlic cloves, peeled and halved
1/2 cup (packed) cilantro sprigs, chopped a few times
1 to 2 teaspoons water, more if needed
In a mini food processor, chop chile and garlic until fine. Add cilantro and finely chop. Add 1 teaspoon water. Process to form a paste, adding a little more water if needed. Season to taste. Refrigerate in a covered container until ready to serve.