24 de enero de 2017

Enchilada Sauce/ Red Chile Sauce RECIPE FOR TODAY

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Enchilada Sauce/ Red Chile Sauce

1 – large onion peeled

3 – garlic cloves peeled

3 – ounces new mexico dried chile

3 – ounces california dried chile

1 – large dried passilla chile

3 – tablespoons salt

7 – cups water

In a big pot add water, 2 tablespoons of salt, all chiles, onion, and garlic cloves. Bring to a boil. Boil for 20 minutes. Water will turn dark brown.

Remove chiles and garlic cloves from water. Discard onion. Do not discard water, you will be using it in the next step. Remove stems from chiles, then add to a blender along with 2 cups of water from the pot, garlic cloves, and a tablespoon of salt. Blend for 2 minutes.

Once blended get a big bowl and add 1/2 cup of water from pot into the bowl, then take the blended chile and put through a strainer. It will be thick. Add a little bit of water from pot to chile strainer and scrape with a spoon. Use up to 3 cups of water for the entire process. It’s time consuming but your enchilada sauce will be clean and super tasty. Set to the side.

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