Sauces 2 results

High Test Chicken Stock

A deeply flavorful stock with rich color is created as the meat is sautéed before simmering.  Start with either a whole chicken or legs for the greatest economy. 2 Tablespoons of vegetable oil 1 medium yellow onion, coarsely chopped 3 ½ - 4 pounds of chicken chopped into small pieces, approximately 3-inches 3 -4 quarts of water 3 Bay Leaves 2 teaspoons of salt 1 teaspoon whole peppercorns Cut the chicken into pieces.  A cleaver is the most efficient way to do this as ...

Red Chile Sauce

This is a short version of making red chile sauce. For me it is an autumnal ritual to can a dozen or more quarts by a much more demanding method. Here is a basic recipe that makes a satisfying enchilada. Get the best, freshest chile powder you can find. Ingredients 2 Tablespoons corn or canola oil ½ small onion finely chopped 3 cloves of garlic, minced 1 teaspoon whole toasted cumin seeds 2 Tablespoons of flour ½ cup of quality red chile powder 21/2 cups of water 1 ...