Ancho Chiles

The ancho chili is the dried version of the Poblano pepper. Ancho chiles have a deep red color and a wrinkled skin. Anchos are sweet and smoky with a flavor slightly reminiscent of raisins. Their heat is mild to medium-hot.


  1. Ancho Chile Chips
  2. Ancho Chiles Stuffed with Beans
  3. Anchos Huaraches
  4. Black Bean Tostadas
  5. Carnitas Caliente
  6. Chile-Flavored Homemade Corn Tortillas with Maseca
  7. Chile-Rubbed Shrimp with Avocado Corn Cocktail
  8. Chiles Ancho Rellenos
  9. Crispy Grilled Chile Lime Wings
  10. Crispy Roasted Chile Lime Chickpeas
  11. Green Chili Mole Hot Dogs
  12. Grilled Shrimp with Garlic-Red Chile-Thyme Marinade
  13. Marinated Ancho Chiles
  14. Mini Black Bean and Sweet Potato Taco Bowls
  15. Pickled Chiles Stuffed with Guacamole
  16. Potato and Chorizo Ancho Stuffed Chiles
  17. Shrimp Cooked in Romesco with Wilted Spinach
  18. Shrimp with Mole Poblano
  19. Spicy Chicken Thighs with Avocado Salsa


  1. Chili Chocolate Truffles
  2. Chocolate Chile Cake with Chocolate Avocado Buttercream
  3. Chocolate Chile Truffles
  4. Sweet and Spicy Brownie Bites

Low Carb

  1. Chile Marinated Skirt Steak
  2. Homemade Harissa (Spicy Red Pepper Sauce)

Low Fat

  1. Beef Tostadas with Mango Salsa

Main Dish

  1. Adobo Turkey with Red-Chile Gravy
  2. Adobo-Rubbed Beef Tenderloin with Bay-Steamed Broccoli
  3. Amazing Spicy Sweet Tacos with Lime Sour Cream
  4. Ancho Braised Beef Tacos
  5. Ancho Braised Chicken
  6. Ancho Chile Fettuccini with Cilantro-Tomatillo Cream Sauce
  7. Ancho Chile Flank Steak and Sweet Potato Tacos
  8. Ancho Chile Rubbed and Pulled Pork
  9. Ancho Chile-Red Wine and Grape Roasted Chicken and Quinoa
  10. Ancho Chiles with Chicken
  11. Ancho Honey Basted Salmon
  12. Ancho Pork Tenderloin
  13. Ancho Rubbed Chicken
  14. Ancho-Honey Basted Salmon
  15. Ancho-Honey Glazed Salmon
  16. Ancho-Rubbed Game Hen
  17. Asado de Venado Enchilado (Grilled Venison Smeared with Chile Paste)
  18. Avocado Cream Slaw Fish Tacos
  19. Azteca Soup
  20. Baked Cauliflower with Spicy Lentils
  21. Baked Goat Cheese in Ancho Chile Red Sauce
  22. Baked Grits with Country Ham, Wild Mushrooms, Fresh Thyme, and Parmesan
  23. Barbacoa Beef Cheek Tacos
  24. Barbequed Chicken with Chiles (Barbacoa de Pollo y Chiles)
  25. Bean Stuffed Poblano Peppers with Ancho-Guajillo Chile Sauce
  26. Beef Short Ribs in Ancho-Molasses Sauce
  27. Beef with Three-Chile Butter (Medallones de Filete con Mantequilla de Tres Chiles)
  28. Birria, Lamb Style
  29. Black Bean Mash Breakfast Tostadas
  30. Black Eyed Pea and Mung Bean Stew
  31. Braised Ancho Osso Buco
  32. Braised Chile Chicken
  33. Braised Chile-Spiced Short Ribs with Black Beans
  34. Braised Lamb Shanks with Ancho Chiles and Cumin
  35. Braised Pork Tacos with Pineapple Guacamole, Pickled Onions and Creamy Jalapeno Salsa
  36. Brisket Braised in Chiles and Beer
  37. Broiled Shrimp with Spicy Chile Sauce Barra Vieja
  38. Brown Rice Pasta with Creamy Cilantro Sauce
  39. Brown Sugar and Chile-Rubbed Salmon with Avocado Crema
  40. California Tri-Tip Chili
  41. Caribbean Jerk Pork
  42. Carne Birria
  43. Castillian Duck (Clemole Castellano)
  44. Cecina Enchilada (Adobo Marinated Pork Cutlets)
  45. Cemitas de Carne Enchilada (Chile Marinated Pork Sandwiches on Cemita Rolls)
  46. Chicken Braised in Ancho Chiles, Garlic, and Cumin (Pollo en Ajo-Comino)
  47. Chicken Ghee Roast
  48. Chicken Legs with Roasted Garlic-Ancho Sauce
  49. Chicken Marinated in Garlic, Chiles, and Citrus Juices
  50. Chicken Mole with Coriander Rice
  51. Chicken Salona
  52. Chicken Sandwich with Ancho Chile Mayonnaise
  53. Chicken in Red Sesame Seed Sauce: Pipian Rojo Del Norte
  54. Chicken with Mulato Chile Sauce
  55. Chile Braised Pork
  56. Chile Marinated Skirt Steak
  57. Chile'd Skirt Steak
  58. Chile-Citrus Pork with Sauteed Pears
  59. Chile-Marinated Pork Sandwiches on Cemita Rolls
  60. Chile-Rubbed Chops with Sweet Potatoes and Grilled Okra
  61. Chile-Rubbed Halibut Kebobs
  62. Chile-Rubbed Tofu with Fried Potatoes and Tomato Sauce
  63. Chile-Spiced Skirt Steak Tacos
  64. Chiles Anchos Capones
  65. Chiles Anchos Rellenos de Queso (Cheese-Filled Ancho Chiles)
  66. Chili el Pastor
  67. Chilorio
  68. Chipotle and Ancho Turkey with Citrus
  69. Chipotle and Chocolate Vegetarian Chili
  70. Cochito Chiapaneco, or Mexican Chile-Seasoned Pot Roasted Pork
  71. Conejo in Mole Rojo
  72. Cornish Hens with Corn-Chorizo Stuffing
  73. Crab Masala
  74. Crock-pot Ancho Chicken Tacos and Pineapple Mango Bean Salsa
  75. Cuban Pulled Pork Tacos with Red Cabbage and Jicama Slaw and Chipotle Mayo
  76. Cumin and Ancho Chicken
  77. Deconstructed Pork Enchiladas with Creamy Tomatillo Sauce
  78. Double the Hatch Chile Chilaquiles
  79. Duck Breasts with Orange-Ancho Chile Sauce
  80. Easy Enchiladas Rojas
  81. Enchiladas de Mole with Zucchini and Mushrooms
  82. Enchiladas de la Plaza (Chicken, Potato, and Carrot Enchiladas)
  83. Fideo Ancho
  84. Filet Mignon in Red Chile and California Raisin Mole with Avocado and Cilantro Sprigs
  85. Fish Zarandeado
  86. Fresh Ham with Red Chile Marinade
  87. Fried Crisp Pork with Chile-Peanut Sauce (Carnitas con Salsa Guajillo y Cacahuates)
  88. Fried Puffy Tacos- Seitan Chorizo and Black Bean
  89. Fried Scallop Sandwich with Salsa Verde Mayo
  90. Grape-Grilled Quail with Goat Cheese Rounds
  91. Green Chili Mole Hot Dogs
  92. Grilled Chile Pork Chops with Tortilla Tomatilla Salsa
  93. Grilled Flat Iron Steak Fajitas
  94. Grilled Lobster with Spicy Citrus Vinaigrette
  95. Grilled Moroccan Spiced Pork Tenderloin
  96. Grilled Pineapple and Chicken Ancho
  97. Grilled Salmon in Corn Husks
  98. Grilled Shrimp with Black Eyed Peas and Citrus-Chile Vinaigrette
  99. Grilled Tuna with Shellfish Mole Sauce
  100. Grilled Whole Sea Bream with Chile Glaze
  101. Hot and Sour Pork with Black Bean Salsa
  102. Inspiralized Vegetable Enchiladas
  103. Knorr Enchiladas Suisas
  104. Kor-Lae Chicken
  105. Lentil Enchiladas with Ancho Chile Sauce
  106. Lomo de Puerco Poblano (Pork Loin, Puebla-Style)
  107. Matambre (Argentinian Stuffed Flank Steak and Homemade Harissa)
  108. Menudo Rojo II
  109. Mexican Braised Pork Shoulder
  110. Mexican Red Lentil Stew with Cilantro and Limes
  111. Mexican Shredded Beef with Red Chiles
  112. Mexican Shredded Braised Beef
  113. Mini Roasted Corn and White Bean Grilled Cheese
  114. Mixiote de Borrego en Mole Coloradito: Lamb Shank in an Oaxacan Red Mole Sauce
  115. Mole de Olla
  116. New Mexican-Style Soft Tacos with Hacked Chicken and Salsa Verde
  117. One-Pan Caribbean Jerk Chicken and Vegetables
  118. Panfried Chicken with Ancho Chiles and Mushrooms
  119. Pareja de Codornices en Salsa de Chile Ancho Con Miel: Pair of Quail in Ancho Chile-Honey Sauce
  120. Peanut Chile Rubbed Pork Chops
  121. Pescado Borrachos (Drunken Fish)
  122. Pollo Con Chile Ancho
  123. Pollo a las Hierbas de la Sierra (Chicken with Mountain Herbs)
  124. Pollo en Mole Poblano (Chicken with Puebla-Style Mole Sauce)
  125. Pork Al Pastor Tacos
  126. Pork Loin Vampiro
  127. Pork Ribs in Ancho Chiles Adobo
  128. Pork Stew with Ancho Chiles and Squash
  129. Pork Tamales with Double-Chile Sauce
  130. Pork Tenderloin with Mustard Sauce
  131. Pork and Ancho Chile Tamales with Mexican Red Sauce
  132. Pressure-Cooker Spicy Ancho Chile and Cilantro Short Ribs
  133. Pulled Pork Pasta with Ancho-Cream Sauce
  134. Pulled Pork Sliders with Spam and Tropical Slaw
  135. Pumpkin Enchilada Casserole with Red Chile Sauce and Poblano-Pepita Salsa
  136. Red Chicken Pozole
  137. Red Chile-Chicken Enchiladas
  138. Rib-Eye Steaks with Ancho Chile Cream Sauce
  139. Roast Leg of Lamb with Ancho Sauce
  140. Roasted Duck with Pinons and Mulato Chiles (Pato Mulato Con Pinones)
  141. Roasted Portobello Soft Tacos
  142. Short Ribs Braised in Coffee Ancho Chile Sauce
  143. Shrimp Mole Poblano with Black Bean and Corn Cakes
  144. Shrimp in Adobo II
  145. Shrimp in Adobo Sauce
  146. Shrimp with Anchos and Garlic
  147. Slow Cooker Kung Pao Chicken
  148. Slow Cooker Mole Tacos
  149. Slow Roast Brisket Tacos
  150. Slow-Cooked Ancho Pot Roast with Corn and Chayote
  151. Slow-Cooked Pork in Tequila
  152. Smoked Ancho Chile Salted Steaks with Drunken Burst Sweet Cherries and Burrata
  153. Southwest Shrimp Tacos
  154. Spice-Seasoned Turkey with Mango-Jalapeno Salsa
  155. Spicy Ancho Chile Pot Roast
  156. Spicy Grilled Chicken with Creamy Pumpkin Mole Sauce
  157. Spicy Guacamole Chicken Burger with Grilled Red Onions
  158. Spicy Slow Cooker Short Rib Tacos
  159. Sticky Chile Chicken
  160. Sweet Potato Chickpea Quinoa Burgers with Spiced Yogurt Sauce
  161. Tamales de Puerco
  162. Tatemado de Costilla de Res (Tatemado Short Ribs)
  163. Tequila-Marinated Chicken with Mexican Mole Sauce
  164. Tortilla Pie
  165. Turkey Chili Macaroni
  166. Turkey Dark Meat in Cranberry and Ancho Chile Sauce
  167. Veal in Adobo Sauce (Ternera en Adobo)
  168. Vegan Chili Pineapple Sweet Potato Burgers
  169. Vegetarian Beans with a Simple Red Mole
  170. Vegetarian Curry with Coconut Milk


  1. Ancho Chile Lemonade
  2. Ancho Chile Margarita
  3. Ancho Chile Marinade
  4. Ancho Chile Oil
  5. Ancho Chile Pesto with Queso Fresco
  6. Ancho Chile Rub
  7. Ancho Chili Powder
  8. Ancho Espresso Dry Rub
  9. Ancho-Cheese Bread
  10. Ancho-Chipotle Rub
  11. Ancho-Lime Dressing
  12. Chile Lime Peanuts
  13. Chile Margarita Popcorn
  14. Chile Salt
  15. Chili Lime Kettle Corn
  16. Chipotle Ancho Chile Pesto
  17. Cinco de Chili Chocolate Cupcakes with Chili Cream Cheese Frosting
  18. Citrus and Ancho Chile Ketchup
  19. Cumin-Ancho Lamb Burritos
  20. Garlic-Ancho Chile Jam
  21. Guajillo Red Pepper Paste
  22. Homemade Harissa (Spicy Red Pepper Sauce)
  23. Honey Chili Butter
  24. Manchamanteles (Chicken and Fruit Stew)
  25. Mango Chili Pop Cocktail
  26. Maple-Ancho Chile Glaze
  27. Mini Spicy Crust Bourbon Pecan Pies
  28. Pickled Black Beans
  29. Red Chile Pesto
  30. Spice Rub
  31. Spice Rub for Pork
  32. Spicy Chocolate Chili Java Chip Fudge Cookies
  33. Spicy Mango Limeade
  34. Spicy Rhubarb Refrigerator Pickles
  35. Sweet and Spicy Ballpark Nuts


  1. Chili Lime Rice and Shrimp Taco Salad
  2. Jicama, Cucumber, and Pineapple Salad (Pico de Gallo)


  1. Ancho Chile Salsa
  2. Ancho Chile Salsa II
  3. Ancho Salsa
  4. Ancho Salsa for Pork
  5. Jicama-Vidalia Salsa
  6. Mango-Tomatillo Salsa
  7. Salsa de Chile Ancho
  8. Smoky, Spicy Black Chickpea, Corn, and Pepper Salsa
  9. Strawberry Salsa


  1. Adobo Sauce
  2. Adobo Sauce Simplified
  3. Almond Mole Sauce
  4. Ancho Chile Barbecue Sauce
  5. Ancho Chile Harissa
  6. Ancho Chile Lime Barbecue Sauce
  7. Ancho Chile Marinade
  8. Ancho Chile Mustard Sauce
  9. Ancho Pasilla Sauce
  10. Ancho Sweet Potato Puree
  11. Ancho and Chipotle Mole
  12. Ancho-Bourbon Sauce
  13. Ancho-Cashew Mole Sauce
  14. Ancho-Chipotle Sauce
  15. Ancho-Fig Compote
  16. Ancho-Guajillo Chile Sauce
  17. Basic Red Sauce
  18. Bourbon Barbecue Sauce
  19. El Torito's Mole Coloradito
  20. Harousd
  21. Hazelnut Mole
  22. Homemade Harissa (Spicy Red Pepper Sauce)
  23. Mild Red Chile and Almond Sauce (Salsa de Chile Ancho y Almendra)
  24. Mole Rojo
  25. Mole Sauce
  26. Orange-Ancho Relish
  27. Peach-Ancho BBQ Sauce
  28. Pipian Rojo
  29. Red Chile Adobo
  30. Red Curry Paste Made with Dried Red Chiles
  31. Red Enchilada Sauce
  32. Salsa de Tomatillo y Chipotle (Roasted Tomatillo-Chipotle Sauce)

Side Dishes

  1. Ancho Corn Cakes
  2. Ancho Mashers
  3. Angel Hair Pasta with Ancho Chile Sauce
  4. Chile Cheddar Pull Apart Bread
  5. Chile-Glazed Sweet Potatoes with Cinnamon and Orange
  6. Chiles Anchos en Escabeche con Guacamole
  7. Farro with Cumin Chili Roasted Carrots and Dill Garlic Tahini Sauce
  8. Papas a la Arequipena (Peruvian)
  9. Roasted Broccoli with Ancho Butter
  10. Roasted Squash and Cheddar Cheese Enchiladas with Ancho Chile Cream Sauce
  11. Smashed Baby Red Potatoes with Ancho Chiles and Dry Jack Cheese
  12. Spicy Black Beans
  13. Spicy Whole Roasted Cauliflower
  14. White Cheddar Grits with Ancho Chile Butter


  1. Ancho Chicken Tortilla Soup
  2. Ancho Chile Beef and Vegetable Soup
  3. Ancho Chili Turkey Mexican Soup
  4. Ancho Pork and Hominy Stew
  5. Ancho, Beef, and Bean Chili
  6. Antic Ancho Chili
  7. Azteca Soup
  8. Black Bean Soup with Roasted Poblano
  9. Chickpea Stew with Feta Cheese
  10. Chili with Guajillo and Ancho Chiles
  11. Chocolate, Stout, and Ancho Chili Con Carne
  12. Chunky Vegetarian Chili
  13. Hickory-Smoked Steak Ancho Mama's Chili
  14. Kemp's Creamy Cream-less Chile Corn Chowder
  15. Loaded Enchilada Soup
  16. Mexican Stew
  17. Mexican Tortillas Soup with Frizzled Tortillas
  18. Moroccan-Spiced Vegetarian Chili
  19. Pork Mole Stew
  20. Pork and Hominy Chile with Bacon
  21. Posole-Mexican Pork and Hominy Stew
  22. Pozole Pork Hominy Soup
  23. Pumpkin Turkey Chili
  24. Red Lentil Soup with Lemon
  25. Red Pozole
  26. Roasted Squash, Potato, and Apple Soup
  27. Salted Vegetable and Duck Soup
  28. Slow Cooker Turkey Soup with Ancho Chiles, Lima Beans, and Corn
  29. Snap Pea Posole
  30. Spanish Seafood Stew
  31. Spicy Almond Carrot Soup with Skillet-Roasted Chickpeas
  32. Spicy Lemongrass Chicken Stock and Winter Veggies
  33. Sweet Potato Ancho Soup
  34. Sweet and Smoky Roasted Pumpkin Soup
  35. Texas Chicken Tortilla Soup
  36. The World's Greatest Chili
  37. Toasted Garlic Soup
  38. Tortilla Soup with Cheese and Anchos
  39. Turkey Black Bean Chili with Ancho Salsa
  40. White Bean Soup with Chile Paste
  41. Yucatan Pork Stew with Ancho Chiles and Lime Juice


  1. Baked Cauliflower with Spicy Lentils
  2. Chocolate Chile Cake with Chocolate Avocado Buttercream
  3. Fried Puffy Tacos- Seitan Chorizo and Black Bean
  4. Homemade Harissa (Spicy Red Pepper Sauce)
  5. Inspiralized Vegetable Enchiladas
  6. Mango Chili Pop Cocktail
  7. Spicy Whole Roasted Cauliflower
  8. Vegan Chili Pineapple Sweet Potato Burgers
  9. Vegetarian Beans with a Simple Red Mole