Great sauce! I was a bit worried about the tomato in it, but I thought with all the good reviews it was worth a try. The tomato flavour just adds something to the background without lessing the key flavours of the sauce. I quite like Mexican sauces with cocoa and this is a great example of how well it does work in savoury sauces. I made it for Dad's Favorite Chicken Enchiladas (Dad's Favorite Chicken Enchiladas). Will do again for sure!
Very good recipe with a very authentic flavor. Don't skip the cocoa powder (it's not sweet, used Hershey brand) it really is an essential ingredient in this recipe! I used Mexican Oregano rather then oregano because it does have a different taste. I doubled the recipe and made 5 cups of sauce. Used one cup today and then put the rest in 1 cup bags to be frozen for a later date.
Delicious! I won't ever buy canned enchilada sauce again! One note: watch the amount of chili powder if you don't like spicy; put half in if you're sensitive.
This recipe is THE BEST! I am allergic to onions (including onion powder) and never get to eat mexican (or tex-mex) unless I make it myself. I can't eat any sauce out of a can. We like spicy, so I sometimes add a tiny amount of chipotle powder (1/8 to 1/4 tsp). Making it again tonight - chicken enchiladas!!
This is an awesome sauce. We like it spicy, so I added onion powder, cumin, and more garlic salt. It is by far the best recipe I have ever tried.
This recipe was really good! I added 2 cubes of chicken bouillon because I prefer the flavor and it turned out great!
Excellent! Will never buy canned again - so easy, virtually no fat, wish I had found this sooner
Awesome sauce! I have been looking for a brown sauce for years. All I could find is a bitter red sauce or a green chile sauce. This is a great sauce, Try it!
The only change I made was to use homemade chicken stock in place of the water. It only made it even more flavorful. I was surprised how easy this is to make.