Authentic Enchilada Sauce Best Recipe

This authentic enchilada sauce is the real deal. It’s not at all like what you’ll find in Restaurants. Made from dried chilies, onion, garlic and chocolate it is a very simple yet flavorful sauce. This sauce comes together in under 30 minutes. Give it a try for a truly authentic Mexican experience.

  • 8 dried guajillo chilies cleaned with stems and seeds removed
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 1/4 piece onion white
  • 1/4 Abuelita chocolate tablet
  • 2 tbs vegetable oil


  1. Bring chiles and about 4 cups of water to a boil over medium high heat and let boil for about 10 minutes or until softened.
  2. Transfer the chiles, 2 1/2 cups of the chile water, the garlic, and onion to a blender and blend for a couple of minutes.
  3. Add 2 tablespoons of oil to a pot over medium heat.
  4. When oil is hot strain the sauce into the pot and stir.
  5. Add the chocolate to the pot and reduce heat to low. Let simmer for about 10-15 min.
  6. Stir the sauce and season with salt to taste.
  7. Remove from heat. Once cool store any leftovers in a container in the fridge.
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