The Ultimate New Mexico Red Chile Sauce Recipe for Authentic Flavor

The Ultimate New Mexico Red Chile Sauce Recipe for Authentic Flavor

Red Chile Sauce is a staple for any New Mexican dish. There's a plethora of dishes you can create with red chile sauce. The tangy, crisp, spicy flavor brings a whole new life to any dish. Using Chopped Chile Co. Chopped Red Chile, you can make your own red chile sauce. This recipe shows you exactly how to make your very own New Mexico Red Chile Sauce Recipe enhanced with authentic chile from Hatch, New Mexico.

Serving Yield: 2 - 3 cups Prep Time: 10 min Cook Time: 40 min


  • 1 & 1/2 Cup Chopped Chile Co. Red Chile
  • 2 Tbsp Vegetable Oil
  • 1/2 Cup Yellow Onion Finely Chopped
  • 2 Garlic Cloves (Peeled and Grated)
  • 1 Tsp All-Purpose Flour
  • 1 Cup Vegetable Stock
  • 1/4 Tsp Salt


  1. In a medium sauté pan, add vegetable oil and onions. Sauté until soft. Add garlic then cook for another minute.
  2. Add flour, stir for one minute. Add stock while continuously whisking to prevent any lumps.
  3. Gradually add the broth, whisking quickly and constantly to smooth out any lumps.
  4. Add Chopped Chile Co. Red Chile and salt to a blender. Blend until smooth. Add the blended chile to the pan. Bring to a boil and simmer for another 15 minutes until thickened.
  5. Pour sauce into a bowl or mason jar. Add to your desired foods!

Of course, you can use our Flame Roasted Hatch Red Chile straight out of the jar for a chunky and delicious topping. But if you are craving a more traditional Red Chile Sauce, this recipe is a big winner. 

This New Mexico Red Chile Sauce Recipe is perfect for enhancing the flavor of your favorite dishes. Try it on enchiladas, burritos, or even drizzled over scrambled eggs. The possibilities are endless, and the authentic taste of Hatch, New Mexico chile will elevate your meals to new heights.

This Red Chile Sauce would be a deliciously addicting topping for Red Chile Huevos Rancheros or Rolled Tacos. Enjoy!

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