Chile Sauce

  • Serves

    makes 1 cup

  • Cook

    5 minutes


Use this fiery, smoky sauce to slather a gleaming Grilled Seafood Tower, to amp up ketchup for kicky burgers, or spoon a little over eggs for a breakfast that will truly wake you up.


  • 2 dried chipotle chiles
  • 2 dried guajillo chiles
  • 2 dried pasilla chiles
  • 1 tsp. brown sugar
  • 12 tsp. kosher salt
  • 34 cup canola oil


Step 1

Heat a 12-inch cast-iron skillet over medium-high; cook chiles, flipping once, until toasted and fragrant, 3–4 minutes. Remove the stems and add the chiles to a small food processor with brown sugar, salt, and 2 tbsp. water; purée until coarse. Stir in canola oil.

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