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Spicy Enchilada Sauce

A quick & easy homemade spicy red enchilada sauce made with peanut oil, flour, water, and spices.
Spicy Enchilada Sauce

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Servings: 4
Total Time: 15 minutes
Recipe by: Frankie


3 TBSP peanut oil
3 TBSP flour
2 tsp chili powder
1 tsp ground cumin
1 tsp garlic powder
1 tsp paprika
1/4 tsp cayenne pepper
salt & pepper
1 1/2 cups water


1. Whisk the oil and flour together in a small saucepan over medium heat until well combined.

2. Whisk in the chili powder, cumin, garlic, paprika, cayenne, and 1/4 tsp salt until well combined.

3. Slowly whisk in the water and cook, stirring often, until the sauce just begins bubbling.

4. Reduce heat to medium-low and simmer, stirring often, until sauce thickens, about 5 minutes.

5. Take sauce off the heat and season with salt & pepper if necessary.

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