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Spicy Moroccan Sauce

This Middle Eastern inspired sauce is a delightful symphony of intense flavors—chilies, caraway, coriander, cumin, mint, and garlic. Use it to top chicken, pork, beef, or seafood.
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Servings 72 2 oz. servings


  • 1 bag Pioneer® Cream Soup Base & Sauce Starter Mix, prepared
  • 4 qt. Water, hot
  • 32 Guajillo chilies, dried, stemmed, seeded
  • 32 New Mexico chilies, dried, stemmed, seeded
  • 2 tsp. Caraway seeds
  • 1 tsp. Coriander, ground
  • 1 tsp. Cumin, ground
  • 4 tsp. Mint leaves, dried, chopped
  • 20 Garlic cloves, chopped fine
  • 8 Tbsp. Lemon juice, fresh


  • Soak chilies in hot water for about 10 minutes.
  • Drain chilies and chop very fine (or use food processor).
  • Stir chilies and remaining ingredients into prepared soup base.
  • Hold at 165°F during service.