How To Make Red Chile Sauce At Home

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Today, I will be sharing this recipe of authentic Mexican red chile sauce that people love to eat with tamales, enchiladas, or chilli beans.

Red Chile Sauce recipe

This red Chile sauce is very popular in Mexico and people there use it as a substitute for their regular tomato ketchup. This sauce is also called red chili enchilada sauce. People in Mexico love to have the sauce in traditional Mexican food. And the only way to maintain the authenticity of the sauce is by preparing it at home.

For this red chile sauce, firstly roast your red chilis and remove their seeds and stems and put it with Mexican oregano, tomatoes, garlic cloves, cumin and sesame oil in a blender and blend it. Add salt and vinegar to the paste and mix it properly. Your sauce is ready.

The red chile sauce has a similar taste with chili garlic sauce. You can use chili garlic sauce to enhance the flavor of your recipes. If you don’t have chile garlic sauce, you can use any of its substitutes.

That was an overview of the recipe. All the detailed steps of the authentic Mexican sauce are mentioned below with its ingredients and quantities. So let’s check them out. Before that, check out the other sauce recipes as well.

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2. Comeback Sauce Comeback sauce is a perfect dressing for salads, sandwiches & burgers. I am going to tell you how you can make this awesome spread at your home.

3. Tonkatsu SauceTonkatsu is a Japanese condiment served with cutlets, croquettes, sandwiches. It has got a tart and savoury taste.

4. Taco Bell Nacho Cheese Sauce Taco Bell is one of the best Mexican fast-food chains in America. And this copycat recipe is super quick and easy to make at home.

Red Chile Sauce

Red Chile Sauce Recipe

Today, I will be sharing this recipe of authentic Mexican red chile sauce that people love to eat with tamales, enchiladas, or chilli beans.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 5 mins
Total Time 10 mins
Course Dips and Sauces
Cuisine American
Servings 5 People
Calories 15 kcal




  • 8 Dried Red Chili
  • ½ tsp Mexican Oregano
  • 8 oz. Tomato
  • 5 Garlic Cloves
  • ½ cup Rice Vinegar
  • ½ tsp Salt
  • ½ tsp Cumin
  • 2 tbsp Sesame Oil


  • Take the chilis and roast them for 10 minutes with the help of an oven or a skillet.
  • Now remove all the seeds and the stems from the chilis.
  • Put the chilis with all the ingredients in the blender until you get a smooth paste of thick consistency.
  • Add salt and vinegar according to your taste. Salt and vinegar will act as preservatives.
  • In a glass jar, store the sauce and rest so the flavour gets blended well.
  • Your sauce is ready! You can store it in the refrigerator for a month.



Calories: 15kcal | Carbohydrates: 3g | Protein: -3g | Sodium: 115mg | Potassium: 13mg
Keyword American, Dips, Red Chile Sauce, Sauces
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