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Ancho Chile Sauce Recipe

User Rating 5 Star Rating (2 Reviews)


Use this ancho chile sauce with enchiladas, or use with grilled fish or chicken.

Prep Time: 20 minutes

Total Time: 20 minutes


  • 2 dried ancho chiles
  • 1/4 cup chopped onion
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 2 small tomatoes, peeled and chopped
  • 1/4 cup raisins
  • dash dried leaf oregano
  • dash cumin
  • 2 cups chicken broth


Soak ancho peppers in hot water for 15 minutes. remove stems and seeds; chop. Sauté chopped chiles and onion in vegetable oil until tender. Add the tomatoes, raisins, cumin, oregano, and chicken broth; simmer 10 minutes longer. Transfer to a blender and blend until sauce is smooth.

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 5 out of 5
I really do love it!, Member clairemichellen

This is a simple and very tasty sauce that I will use again and again. I put it on chicken served with whole grain rice. Yum!

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