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Tomatillo Chipotle Sauce

Cuisine: Mexican
Courses: Sauces, Starters and appetizers
Serves: 4 people

Recipe Ingredients

25 cups 5925mlTomatillos - (2 lbs) (large)
1   Garlic - unpeeled
1   Onion - chopped (medium)
3 tablespoons 45mlOlive oil
1 cup 16g / 0.6ozCilantro - packed
1   Lime - juice only
1 teaspoon 5mlSalt
4   Canned chipotle peppers in adobo
2 teaspoons 10mlAdobo sauce

Recipe Instructions

Husk and wash tomatillos. Cook in skillet over me-hi heat for 25 min, stirring, till soft and black all over. Roast garlic till soft, peel. Saute inion in 1 Tbsp oil untill soft.

Puree tomatillos, garlic, inion, and rest of ingredients except juice unitl smooth. Add water if necessary.

Add lime juice and process briefly. Check seasoning, and add sugar and lime juice if it's too hot.

Serve warm, room temp or cold with chips or see recipe for Beef or Chicken with Tomatillo Sauce


Use 4-6 dried chipoltes and 1 c water, nuke 4-8 min, and let sit for 30 min, till soft. Seed peppers (or not for more heat), remove stems, and proceed, using both peppers and their soaking water.



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