Ancho or gujillo chile puree

Photo by Susie F.

PREP TIME

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minutes

TOTAL TIME

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minutes

SERVINGS

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servings

PREP TIME

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minutes

TOTAL TIME

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minutes

SERVINGS

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servings

Ingredients

  • 3

    ancho chiles

  • 3

    cups boiling water

  • 1/4

    white onion, coarsely chopped

  • 1

    garlic clove

  • Fine sea salt

Directions

Heat cast iron skillet and cook chiles until pliable + fragrant, 4bout 1 min. Do not overcook or they will get bitter. Put chiles in medium bowl + add boiling water. Let sit for 20 min until they soften. Strain chiles but reserve water. Put chiles. 1/2 reserved water, onion, garlic and process until smooth, adding more water if necessary to get smooth consistancy. Run thru sieve. *Substitute 8 guajillo chiles for anchos but allow 30 min for them to soften. Use about 3/4 cup of soaking water to puree.

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