• Prep 15 min
  • Cook 25 min
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Mexican Green Chile Sauce


  • 12 large green chilies, roasted and chopped or 2 cups of canned roasted chilies.
  • 2 tbs olive oil
  • 1/2 cup onion, minced
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 tsp oregano
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • 3 tbs all purpose flour
  • 1 cup chicken broth (use our search engine for chicken broth recipe)
  • 1 cup water
  • kosher salt and fresh cracked black pepper
  • 1 Serrano chili chopped with seeds
This is an authentic elemental sauce of southwest and Mexico. You can spoon it on to tacos, enchiladas, burritos or any tortilla based dish. Makes 1 and 1/2 cups. Recipe may be doubled as sauce freezes well.


  •  Heat the olive oil In a saute pan over medium heat.
  • Add the onions, garlic, oregano and cumin and cook stirring occasionally with a wooden spoon. Cook for approximately 8 minutes, being careful not to burn.
  • Add the flour and stir in well for 2 minutes.
  • Stir in the chicken broth, water and green and Serrano chilies
  • Season with salt and pepper and bring to a rapid simmer.
  • Cook uncovered, stirring occasionally, until thick. about 15 minutes.


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