Ranchera Sauce Recipe



  1. Melt the lard in your sauce pan until hot and smoky.
  2. Add flour and whisk to make a sandy roux.
  3. Slowly add your chicken stock. Simmer and stir for 5 minutes.
  4. While that’s cooking sauté tomato, bell peppers and onions.
  5. Add bay leaves to your vegetable sauté.
  6. Cook until the onions are translucent.
  7. Add cooked vegetables and chile sauce and a pinch of oregano 🌿 to the pot and stir for 5 minutes.


Tools you will need:

  • Measuring cup
  • 4 quart pot
  • Whisk

Recipe by Chef Rosie at