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Sour Cream Enchilada Sauce

December 15, 2021
5 Stars
Photo by SmartyPantsKitchen
Author Notes

Restaurant-quality Tex-Mex Sour Cream Enchilada sauce is ready in 10-minutes with only a few simple ingredients and it's gluten-free! —SmartyPantsKitchen

  • Prep time 5 minutes
  • Cook time 10 minutes
  • Serves 2 cups
Ingredients
  • 12 ounces Monterey Jack cheese, shredded
  • 1 cup Sour cream
  • 1/2 cup Chicken broth
  • 1/4 cup Corn starch (for thickening slurry)
  • 1 cup Water (for thickening slurry)
  • 2 tablespoons Jalapeno juice
  • Salt to taste
In This Recipe
Directions
  1. Add chicken broth and sour cream to large saucepan on medium heat; whisk until smooth
  2. Add shredded cheese to mixture in handful increments; stir until cheese is fully melted
  3. Remove from heat for 1-2 minutes; whisk in jalapeno juice; combine well
  4. Return pan to stove; continue to cook until sauce thickens
  5. If you want to thicken the sauce, combine water and cornstarch in measuring cup; add this cornstarch slurry to the cheese mixture; increase heat a little and cook to desired consistency
  6. Add salt to taste

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