Mexican Hot Sauce Recipe

Jump To Recipe
Avatar Author's default profile picture
Pat Published: September 1, 2021
Mexican Hot Sauce Recipe

How To Make Mexican Hot Sauce

Amp up your favorite tacos with a dash of this smoky Mexican hot sauce, made with guajillo chile, pasilla pepper, and chili pods, for a burst of flavors.

Preparation: 20 minutes
Cooking: 3 minutes
Soak Time: 40 minutes
Total: 1 hour 3 minutes

Serves:

Ingredients

  • 1guajillo chile,dried
  • 1chile negro pepper,(pasilla) dried
  • 2New Mexico chile pods,dried
  • cupswater,warm
  • 2clovesgarlic,pressed
  • 1tspground cumin
  • 1tspsalt
  • 1tspbrown sugar,packed
  • 1tspwhite vinegar

Instructions

  1. Remove stems and seeds from the guajillo chile, pasilla chile, and the New Mexico chile pods.

  2. Heat a cast-iron skillet over medium heat. Toast the chile pods in the skillet for about 2 to 3 minutes until lightly brown. Transfer the chile pods to a small bowl and pour the warm water over them. Allow chiles to soak for about 40 minutes.

  3. Remove the guajillo and New Mexico chiles from the water.

  4. Use a spoon to scrape the pulp from the skin. Discard the skin. Place the pulp of the guajillo chile and the New Mexico chiles in a food processor with the pasilla chile and the water in which the peppers soaked.

  5. Puree in the food processor until all ingredients are combined. Add the garlic, cumin, salt, brown sugar, salt, and vinegar. Puree the mixture until smooth.

  6. Use as desired and enjoy.

Nutrition

  • Calories: 104.99kcal
  • Fat: 1.35g
  • Saturated Fat: 0.19g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 0.48g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.40g
  • Carbohydrates: 22.69g
  • Fiber: 4.60g
  • Sugar: 12.20g
  • Protein: 3.84g
  • Sodium: 1843.14mg
  • Calcium: 93.10mg
  • Potassium: 611.40mg
  • Iron: 3.55mg
  • Vitamin A: 72.14µg
  • Vitamin C: 229.75mg
Chat Bubble Icon Share your own special recipe
Submit Your Own Recipe

Have your own special recipe to share? Submit Your Recipe Today!

Related Recipes

Dip, Sauce & Condiment

Mexican White Sauce

This Mexican white sauce elevates simple dishes with its blend…
Total 2 hrs 15 mins
Dip, Sauce & Condiment

Jalapeno Hot Sauce

Whip up your own spicy condiment with this jalapeno hot…
Total 45 mins
hot chocolate sauce
Dip, Sauce & Condiment

Hot Chocolate Sauce

Easy-made hot chocolate sauce fit for any dessert.
Total 55 mins
hot fudge sauce recipe
Dip, Sauce & Condiment

Hot Fudge Sauce

Create your own hot fudge sauce at home with our…
Total 10 mins
hot mexican layer dip recipe
Dip, Sauce & Condiment

Hot Mexican Layer Dip

This oven-baked platter of Mexican layer dip surprises with a…
Total 1 hr
hot mexican spinach dip
Dip, Sauce & Condiment

Hot Mexican Spinach Dip

A wonderful Mexican salsa with a slight variation. This incredible…
Total 25 mins
habanero hot sauce recipe
Dip, Sauce & Condiment

Habanero Hot Sauce

With sweet and smoky undertones, this smooth habanero hot sauce…
Total 25 mins
Comments

Leave a comment

Replying to