Ingredients Jump to Instructions ↓

  1. 7 Ancho chiles (about 1 lb)

  2. 4 cups ;water, boiling

  3. 1 cup Tomatoes; peeled, chopped

  4. 1/4 cup Sesame seeds

  5. 1/4 cup Cashews; chopped

  6. 1 Corn tortilla (6")

  7. 1 Bread, pumpernickel; slice toasted (1 oz)

  8. 1 tablespoon Oil

  9. 1/2 cup Onion; sliced, separated into rings

  10. 1 Garlic clove; minced

  11. 1/4 cup Raisins

  12. 1 tablespoon Purnes, pitted; chopped

  13. 1/2 teaspoon Cinnamon, ground

  14. 1/4 teaspoon Coriander, ground

  15. 1/4 teaspoon Aniseeds, cruched

  16. 1/3 teaspoon Cloves, ground

  17. 4 cups Broth, chicken, low salt divided

  18. 1 teaspoon Sugar

  19. 1/4 teaspoon ;salt

Instructions Jump to Ingredients ↑

  1. Remove stems and seeds from chiles, reserving 2 tablespoons seeds; discard stems. Tear chiles into large pieces, and place in a large skillet over medium heat. Cook for 5 minutes or until thoroughly heated, turning pieces occasionally (be careful not to burn the chiles). combine chiles and boiling water in a large bowl; cover and let stand 1 hour. Drain. Combine chiles and tomato in a large bowl; set aside. Combine sesame seeds and cashews in skillet over medium heat. Cook for 3 minutes or until the sesame seeds are lightly browned, shaking the skillet frequently. Add reserved chile seeds; cook an additonal 2 minutes or until lightly browned. Add sesame seed mixdture to tomato mixture in bowl; set aside. Place tortilla in skillet over medium heat. Cook 3 minutes or until throughly heated. Tear tortilla and toasted pumpernickel bread into large pieces; add to tomato mixture. Wipe skillet clean with a paper towel. Heat oil in skillet over medium heat. Add onion and garlic; saute 4 minutes or until tender. Add raisians and next 5 ingredients (raisins through cloves); cook 2 minutes or until raisins plump, stirring constantly. Combine raisin mixture, tomato mixture, and 1 cup broth in a food processor; process until smooth. Press mixture through a fine sieve into a bowl; discard solids. Combine mixture and remaining broth in skillet; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, 45 minutes or until thickened, stirring occasionally. Remove from the heat; stir in sugar and salt. Serve warm. Serving size: ¼ cup Sauce can be stored in an airtight container in refrigerator for up to 1 week or freeze for up to 3 months. Calories 78 (45% from fat); Protein 2.4g; Fat 3.9g (sat 0.7g, mono 1/5g; poly 1/4g). Carb 9.8g; Fiber 2g; Chol 9mg; Iron 1.3mg; Sodium 101mg; Calc 39mg Submitted By MARGARET YOUNG On 07-28-95


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