Recipe Sifter

X
  • Start Here
    • Course
    • Main Ingredient
    • Cuisine
    • Preparation
    • Occasion
    • Diet
    • Nutrition
1

Select () or exclude () categories to narrow your recipe search.

2

As you select categories, the number of matching recipes will update.

Make some selections to begin narrowing your results.
  • Calories
  • Amount per serving
    1. Total Fat
    2. Saturated Fat
    3. Polyunsat. Fat
    4. Monounsat. Fat
    5. Trans Fat
  • Cholesterol
  • Sodium
  • Potassium
  • Total Carbohydrates
    1. Dietary Fiber
    2. Sugars
  • Protein
  • Vitamin A
  • Vitamin B6
  • Vitamin B12
  • Vitamin C
  • Calcium
  • Iron
  • Vitamin E
  • Magnesium
  • Alcohol
  • Caffeine
  • Find exactly what you're looking for with the web's most powerful recipe filtering tool.

    You are in: Home / Recipes / Creamy Chipotle Enchilada Sauce Recipe
    Lost? Site Map

    Creamy Chipotle Enchilada Sauce

    Total Time:

    Prep Time:

    Cook Time:

    1 hrs 5 mins

    5 mins

    1 hrs

    Tiny_Toodles's Note:

    I was eating dinner a couple weeks ago at a local mexican restaurant and was inspired to come up with a copy cat recipe of their Chipotle Enchilada Sauce. This is my take on the sweet, spicy, and smoky sauce I enjoyed there. You can kick up the fire in this recipe by adding more chipotle chile's to taste. Note ** This sauce can be prepared a day ahead of time and warmed back up on low for 10 minutes before serving or rolling your enchiladas.

    • Save to Recipe Box

    • Add to Grocery List

    • Print

    • Email

    My Private Note

    Ingredients:

    Yield:

    cups

    Units: US | Metric

    Directions:

    1. 1
      Place the red chiles (stems removed), ancho chile (stem removed), tomatoes, garlic and water in a small sauce pan. Bring to a boil. Continue boiling for 15 minutes until the red chiles are soft.
    2. 2
      Place the tomato and chile mixture in the blender with the chipotle chile, the reserved adobo sauce and 1 cup of the cooking liquid.
    3. 3
      Blend the mixture on high for 5 minutes.
    4. 4
      Strain the mixture and pour it back into your sauce pan (make sure you empty the sauce pan if any cooking liquid is left over and reserve it for later if needed).
    5. 5
      Bring the sauce to a low boil and continue to simmer for 10 minutes. If you like your sauce thin you can now add an additional 1/2 cup of water or cooking liquid.
    6. 6
      Whisk in the chicken bouillon powder and continue to simmer the sauce another 10 minutes.
    7. 7
      Turn the heat down to low and whisk in your sour cream. It is critical at this stage to keep the sauce on low so that the sour cream does not curdle. Cook the sauce on low for an additional 2 minutes just to heat it back up.
    8. 8
      Add salt and pepper to taste and Enjoy!

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on April 06, 2009

      55

      I joined this site just to make this sauce. It was delicious. I had left over pot roast so I made shredded beef enchiladas with this recipe. The sauce was sooo good. My husband even commented that the sauce would be really good with shrimp in it and served over white rice. I think I will try that sometime this week. Thanks so much for my new favorite homemade enchilada sauce. It definitely beats using that canned stuff!

      people found this review Helpful. Was this review helpful to you? Yes | No

    Advertisement

    Nutritional Facts for Creamy Chipotle Enchilada Sauce

    Serving Size: 1 (915 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 1

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 104.8
     
    Calories from Fat 58
    55%
    Total Fat 6.5 g
    10%
    Saturated Fat 3.8 g
    19%
    Cholesterol 12.6 mg
    4%
    Sodium 77.3 mg
    3%
    Total Carbohydrate 10.6 g
    3%
    Dietary Fiber 1.8 g
    7%
    Sugars 5.3 g
    21%
    Protein 2.9 g
    5%

    The following items or measurements are not included:

    ancho chilies

    adobo sauce

    Ideas from Food.com

    Advertisement


    Over 475,000 Recipes

    Food.com Network of Sites