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Tex Mex Enchilada Chili Gravy

  • Author: Stephanie Pass
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 15 minutes
  • Total Time: 20 minutes
  • Yield: 3 1x


The hallmark of a good Tex Mex enchilada is the enchilada chili gravy (not enchilada sauce).



  • 1/3 cup oil
  • 1 tsp bacon grease
  • 1/3 cup flour
  • 1 tsp sugar
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper
  • 1 1/2 tsp cumin
  • 1 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/2 tsp mexican oregano
  • 2 tbs chili powder
  • 2 1/4 cups chicken broth
  • 2 tbs Farm Rich Smokehouse pulled bbq brisket


  1. On medium heat in a sauce pan add oil and bacon grease.
  2. Once hot, add the flour and mix until there are no lumps.
  3. Add the sugar, salt, pepper, cumin, garlic powder, oregano, and chili powder.
  4. Stir until it starts to boil.
  5. Turn the heat down to medium low and add the chicken broth.
  6. Keep stirring until it thickens, and then turn to low.
  7. Add the brisket and let simmer, stirring occasionally for an additional 15-20 minutes.
  8. If it gets too thick, add water to thin.

  • Category: gravy
  • Cuisine: Tex Mex
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