Chile Colorado (Red Chile Sauce)

Mexican, Sauces

RECIPIE: Chile Colorado (Red Chile Sauce)

Chile Colorado (Red Chile Sauce)

2 oz. Anaheim Chile Powder
1 oz. Guajillo Chile Powder
4 Cups Boiling Water
1/4 Cup Onion ~ Minced
3 Garlic Cloves ~ Minced
1 1/2 Tsp. Cumin Powder
1 Tsp. Oregano
2 Tbsp. Olive Oil
1 Tbsp. Flour
1 Tbsp. Seas Salt, or to taste
2 Tsp. Sherry Vinegar
1 Tsp. Sugar

Place Chile powders in a heatproof bowl and whisk the boiling water into them. Cover and set aside.

Sauté onion, garlic, cumin, and oregano in oil in a large heavy saucepan over moderately low heat, stirring, for 2 minutes. Add flour and cook, stirring, another 2 minutes. Whisk in chile mixture and simmer, partially covered, stirring occasionally, until reduced to about 2 1/2 cups, about 30 minutes.

Whisk in salt, vinegar, and sugar.