Creamy Tomatillo Sauce

Creamy Tomatillo Sauce
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  • ¾ tsp. salt; more to taste
  • 2 or 3 fresh serrano chiles, cored and seeded, or 1 canned chipotle pepper, seeded
  • ¾ cup crème fraîche or heavy cream
  • 1 lb. fresh tomatillos, husks and stems removed, rinsed
  • 4 slices white onion, each ¼ inch thick
  • 2 Tbs. chopped fresh cilantro
  • 3 cloves garlic
  • + 2 more ingredients
    • 3 cups chicken broth
    • 2 Tbs. vegetable oil

Position a rack as close to the broiler as possible and heat the broiler. Arrange the tomatillos, fresh chiles (if using), onion slices, and garlic in a small, shallow baking pan. Broil, turning to ensure even cooking, until the tomatillos are soft and slightly blackened, about 10 minutes. Transf...

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