Ancho Chili Paste Recipe

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Categories: BBQ, Mexican, Sauce, Spice, Spice Blend, Vegan

Submitted By: The Spice House.

Serves / Yields

1 cup

Preparation Instructions

Pour hot water over five dried ancho chile peppers. Soak until chilies are soft. Rinse chilies, discard stems and remove seeds. Place in blender or food processor and grind into a paste. Add more water if needed.

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Paul A. Said:

After blending the Ancho peppers create a roux with 2 tbs shortening and 2 tbs flour. Add blended peppers, 1 tbs sugar and 1 tsp salt and stir until it thickens. Makes great enchilada sauce.

Make it Again? Paul A. would make this recipe again.