Relajo (Salvadorean Red Chile Sauce)
80 mins (prep 60, cooking 20)
12 ingredients
1 servings
This sauce is used in a lot of Salvadorean recipes. It is the recipe for the red chile in Tamales Salvadorenas, it is the base recipe for Sopa De Pata, and is also the base recipe for the sauce that is poured over Panes Rellenos (a smothered torta served during the holidays). Prep time in this recipe is to get all of the ingredients ready to be cooked together into the final chile sauce.

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Serving Size (107.24 g)
Servings 1
Amount per Serving
Calories 391.77 Calories from Fat 268.74
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 29.86g 45.94%
Saturated Fat 4.23g 21.15%
Trans Fat 0.0g %
Cholesterol 19.82mg 6.61%
Sodium 36.88mg 1.54%
Total Carbohydrate 19.81g 6.6%
Dietary Fiber 7.8 g 31.22%
Sugars 0.36 g %
Protein 17.27g 34.54%
Vitamin A 23.86IU% Vitamin C 4.98mg%
Calcium 637.1mg% Iron 9.4mg%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your diet value must be higher or lower depending upon your calorie needs:
  Calories 2,000 2,500
Total Fat Less Than 65g 80g
Sat Fat Less Than 20g 25g
Cholesterol Less Than 300mg 300mg
Sodium Less Than 2,400mg 2,400mg
Total Carb   300g 375g
Dietary Fiber   25g 30g
Potassium   3,500 mg
Protein   50 g
Calories Per Gram
Fat 9•Carbohydrate 4•Protein 4
*Nutrition information was calculated excluding the following ingredients:
cumin seed, mexican oregano