Chicken and Cheese Enchilada Skulls
Enchilada Sauce
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
12 mins
Total Time
22 mins
 
Rich tomato based enchilada sauce spiced with cumin, Corriander, and Chili Powder.
Course: Sauce
Cuisine: Mexican
Keyword: enchilada sauce
Servings: 1 1/2 cups
Author: Beth Jackson Klosterboer
Ingredients
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1 large shallot finely chopped
  • 2 medium cloves garlic minced
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons chili powder*
  • 1 1/4 teaspoons ground coriander
  • 1 1/4 teaspoons ground cumin
  • ½ teaspoon table salt
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons granulated sugar
  • 1 1/2 cups tomato sauce
  • *for a spicier sauce add more chili powder
Instructions
  1. Heat oil in a skillet set over medium high heat just until shimmering.
  2. Add shallot and stir occasionally until light golden brown.
  3. Stir together garlic, chili powder, coriander, cumin, salt, and sugar.
  4. Add to cooked shallots and stir constantly for about 30 seconds, until fragrant.
  5. Pour in the tomato sauce.
  6. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat to low and cook for 8 minutes, stirring as needed.
  7. Remove from heat and use in your favorite enchilada recipe.