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Bowl of Red Chile Sauce.

Chile Sauce AKA Enchilada Sauce-Quick Version

  • Author: Celeste
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 10 minutes
  • Total Time: 15 minutes
  • Yield: 10 1x



Red Chile Sauce AKA Enchilada Sauce-Quick Version. ready in 15 minutes or less. Just blend, cook and done.



  • 7oz. can chipotle chilies in Adobe sauce
  • 2 tablespoons chili powder
  • 3 cloves garlic, more if you like
  • 1 tsp cumin powder
  • 1/2 tsp onion powder
  • 1/2 tsp smoked paprika
  • 1/4 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 tsp dried oregano
  • 1 1/2 tsp apple cider vinegar(optional)
  • 2 cups vegetable stock or water
  • 2 tablespoons light olive oil or vegetable oil
  • 2 tablespoons gluten-free flour
  • 1/4 tsp salt to taste


Rough chop the chipotle peppers and transfer to blender along with the next 9 ingredients, blend until smooth.

Heat oil in small saucepan over medium heat, whisk in flour, cook 1 to 2 minutes.

Pour blended mixture into a saucepan and whisk until smooth. Reduce heat and simmer 10 minutes until sauce thickens.



Store sauce in an airtight container in the fridge until needed for up to 2 weeks. Sauce can also be bagged and stored in the freezer for 3 months.


  • Serving Size: 1/4 cup
  • Calories: 42kcal
  • Sugar: 1g
  • Sodium: 287mg
  • Fat: 3g
  • Saturated Fat: 0g
  • Trans Fat: 0
  • Carbohydrates: 4g
  • Fiber: 1g
  • Protein: 1g
  • Cholesterol: 0