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How to make Mexican White Sauce Recipe

15-Min Mexican White Sauce Recipe

15-Min Mexican White Sauce Recipe is a must to use in chimichangas recipes.

Creamy white and delicious sauce made of simple ingredients like cream cheese, sour cream and green chillies.

Mexican White Sauce Recipe in a milk jar.

The white sauce gives Chimichangas an amazing flavor and makes them super juicy on the inside.

Use leftover white sauce for dipping chimichangas, it is so good!

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How to Make Mexican White Sauce:

Using a small sauce pan, melt butter on medium heat.

Sauce inside a sauce pot with a whisk.

Add flour, stir and cook for about 1-2 minute.

Slowly whisk in a small amount of Chicken Broth, whisk until there are no lumps then whisk in the rest of the Homemade Chicken Broth. Bring it to a boil.

Chili and cream cheese is added to the sauce.

Into the same pan add sour cream, cream cheese, green chillies, hot sauce, salt and pepper to taste.

A wooden spoon dripping white Mexica sauce into the sauce pot.

After it starts boiling, turn off the heat and use in Chicken Chimichangas Recipe. Enjoy!

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10-Min Mexican White Sauce Recipe

10-Min Mexican White Sauce Recipe

Love Keil
Super delicious Mexican white sauce recipe to add and serve with chicken chimichangas or enchiladas.
5 from 8 votes
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Total Time 15 mins
Course EASY, Mexican, Quick &amp, Sauce
Cuisine Mexican
Servings 4
Calories

Ingredients
  

  • 1/4 cup butter unsalted
  • 3 Tablespoons flour all-purpose variety
  • 2 cup homemade chicken broth
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 1/2 cup cream cheese
  • 4 oz can of green chilies drained
  • 1 teaspoon hot sauce I use sriracha
  • salt and pepper to taste

Instructions
 

  • Using a small sauce pan, melt 1/4 cup butter on medium heat.
  • Add 3 Tablespoons of flour, stir and cook for about 1-2 minute.
  • Slowly whisk in a small amount of chicken broth, whisk until there are no lumps then whisk in the rest of the chicken broth. Bring it to a boil.
  • Into the same pan add 1/2 cup sour cream, 1/2 cup cream cheese, 4 oz. green chillies, 1 teaspoon hot sauce, salt and pepper to taste.
  • After it starts boiling turn off the heat and use in like Chicken Chimichangas Recipe. Enjoy!

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22 Comments

  1. 5 stars
    Adaptaptable to dairy free and excellent sauce!
    I substituted plain almondmilk yogurt for sour cream and almondmilk cream cheese with perfect results.

  2. I can’t wait to make it. Any suggestions for flour substitute as I have one that can’t eat gluten. Do you think it will work if I do less flour or a different kind or leave it out? Thanks

    • Hi Tracy! You can use corn starch mixed with cold water instead of flour, hope this helps. I haven’t tried it yet, but I would use 2 teaspoons of corn starch with 2 teaspoon of cold water, mix and add it to the sauce and see if you want to add more to thicken the sauce. Hope this is helpful!

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