Green Chile Sauce

This is a simple green chile sauce recipe that’s made using green chile powder. It goes great on all sorts on things like enchiladas, cheeseburgers, roast pork, tacos, huevos rancheros and much more!


  • 1TB bacon drippings or vegetable oil
  • 1 medium to large onion diced
  • 4 cloves garlic minced
  • 2 tsp all purpose flour or rice flour to keep gluten free
  • 2 TB green chile powder
  • .5 tsp ground cumin (optional)
  • 1 tsp apple cider vinegar (or any other vinegar you have on hand) 
  • 2 cups chicken stock1tsp Mexican Oregano
  • .25 tsp Salt (or to taste)
  • 1tsp Honey


  • Heat bacon drippings or oil in a skillet over medium-low heat. Add onion and garlic and sauté for 5 to 6 minutes until softened, stirring occasionally.
  • While the onions and garlic are sautéing, mix in a small bowl the chile powder, flour, cumin (if using), 1/4 cup of stock and the vinegar. mix until a paste forms
  • Once the onions have softened add the chile paste and stir to coat the onions.
  • Add the rest of the stock slowly while stirring to avoid lumps
  • Bring to a boil and then lower to a simmer
  • Stir in the Mexican oregano and salt
  • Simmer for 15 to 20 minutes, stirring often.
  • Remove from heat, stir in honey and serve. Can be refrigerated for 5 days and also freezes well.