Recipes and Cooking Grilled Strawberry Salsa Fresca Strawberries play the part of tomatoes in this smoky grilled salsa. It's the perfect sweet and savory combination for chips or a topper for grilled chicken or shrimp. By Marisa McClellan Marisa McClellan Website Marisa McClellan is a food blogger, cookbook author, and canning teacher based in Center City Philadelphia. She is the author of Food in Jars, Preserving by the Pint, Naturally Sweet Food in Jars, and The Food in Jars Kitchen. Over the last 15 years, she has taught many thousands of people to safely can through her books, blog, and classes. Marisa has a BA from Whitman College and a MA from St. Joseph's University. Learn about BHG's Editorial Process Updated on April 19, 2022 Print Rate It Share Share Tweet Pin Email Photo: Carson Downing Hands On Time: 15 mins Total Time: 1 hrs 25 mins Servings: 14 Yield: 3 1/2 cups Jump to Nutrition Facts Ingredients 1 large sweet onion 2 jalapeno peppers 2 cloves garlic, unpeeled 1 pound fresh strawberries, hulled ⅓ cup chopped fresh cilantro Juice of 1 lime ¼ teaspoon salt ¼ cup roasted, salted peanuts, coarsely chopped (optional) Directions Heat a grill to medium-high. Place a grill pan on the grill rack. Leaving the root and stem ends intact, cut onion into quarters. Grill onion wedges and jalapeños on grill rack 5 minutes, turning to brown evenly. Add garlic and strawberries to hot grill pan. Grill 5 minutes (10 minutes total for onion and jalapeños), turning frequently, until slightly charred. Transfer strawberries and vegetables to a cutting board; let cool. When cool enough to handle, coarsely chop strawberries and onion. Peel garlic. Finely chop jalapeños (if you like, remove and discard seeds) and garlic. In a bowl combine berries, onion, jalapeños, garlic, cilantro, lime juice, and 1/4 tsp. salt. Cover and chill 1 hour. If you like, top with chopped peanuts. Serve over grilled chicken or shrimp, or with tortilla chips. Makes 3 1/2 cups. To store: Cover and chill leftover salsa for up to 24 hours. Rate it Print Nutrition Facts (per serving) 12 Calories 3g Carbs Show Full Nutrition Label Hide Full Nutrition Label Nutrition Facts Servings Per Recipe 14 Calories 12 % Daily Value * Sodium 43mg 2% Total Carbohydrate 3g 1% Total Sugars 1g Vitamin C 6.1mg 31% Calcium 7mg 1% Iron 0.1mg 1% Potassium 48mg 1% Folate, total 5.8mcg *The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.