This red chile sauce is easy and delicious! The flavor is incredible and you won’t ever want anything else!
How to make red chile sauce:
- Roast the chiles and garlic in a preheated oven for no more than 5 minutes!
- Remove the chiles and place in a blow filled with water. Leave the garlic on the pan and roast for another 10 minutes.
- Let the chiles soak for 30 minutes to rehydrated.
- After 30 minutes place chiles, garlic, seasoning, and 2 ½ cups of the soaking water in a food processor and process until smooth.
- Eat up or strain for an even smoother sauce!
Give this red chile sauce a try and let me know how you like it!
This sauce is perfect on my carnitas tacos!
Red Chile Sauce
- 15 Dried New Mexico Red Chilies
- 2-4 Dried Ancho Chilies optional
- 5 garlic cloves
- 2 tsp cumin
- 1 tsp salt
- ½ tsp onion powder
- Preheat oven to 350F.
- Remove stems and seeds from dried chilies and place on a baking sheet. Add the garlic to the baking sheet as well.
- Roast dried chilies and garlic for 2-5 minutes. The chiles will start to smell sweet. You don’t want them to burn so watch them carefully!
- Remove the chilies and add to a bowl of hot water, allow them to rehydrate for 30 minutes. Return the garlic to oven to continue roasting for another 10 minutes.
- After 30 minutes, add the chiles, garlic, cumin, salt, onion powder, and 2 ½ cups water that the chiles were soaking in, into a food processor. Process until smooth. You can use the sauce as is or strain it to get any extra pepper pieces out.
- Use on tacos or enchiladas! Enjoy!