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Basic Salsa With Any Kind Of Dry Chiles

Cuisine: Mexican
Courses: Sauces
Serves: 4 people

Recipe Ingredients

6 cups 1422mlChiles dry * (large)
1/2 cup 31g / 1.1ozOnion (medium)
1/4 cup 59mlVinegar
1   Garlic
  Vegetable oil

Recipe Instructions

* Morita, mulato, guajillo or any kind. If the chiles are little like jalapenos or serranos, use 15 chiles

The kind of chiles that you use determine the final flavor, you can experiment with different kinds or mixing the different kinds of chiles. But this is the basic recipe for prepare salsas with dry chiles. Wash the chiles in water and discard the seeds and threads of chiles.

Let stand in water at least 2 or 3 hours or all the night, if you do not have time let the chiles in warm water at least 30 min.

Then ground with the other ingredients and in a sauce pan put a little amount of vegetable oil when it will be warm add the salsa and cook 30 min or more, the flavor of vinegar have to disappear, add water if need.

When it is cook you can use for "Chilaquiles", "Enchiladas", and eggs.

Patricia Wriedt - Mexico City


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