Michoacan Style Salsa

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READY IN: 15mins
Recipe by bowhows

A girlfriend from Michoacan, Mexico showed me how they make their hot sauce. I'm sure she toned it down for my delicate tongue, but my family loves this stuff on just about everything but pancakes.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 5 dried guajillo chiles, stemmed and seeded
  • 3 dried arbol chiles, stemmed and seeded
  • 5 tomatillos
  • 1 -2 garlic clove
  • 12 teaspoon salt


  1. Simmer the chiles and tomatillos in just enough water to cover until the tomatillos are soft. Drain and reserve water.
  2. Puree the chiles, garlic and salt until smooth.
  3. Add the tomatillos and puree. Add a little of the water to thin if desired.

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