Mexican Chili Sauces are served over all types of meats such as shredded and whole sliced meats. In addition it is common to add sauce as a topping for sandwiches as is often served with torta sandwiches that are covered with sauce, which is known as torta ahogada translated to mean drowned in sauce. This sauce is also served as a condiment or topping for poultry, fish, shellfish, and a variety of other foods, such as meat place on top of rice and beans. Commonly referred to as a Mexican Hot Sauce or a Red Chili Sauce, a typical Mexican Chili Sauce often uses jalapeno chile peppers or red chile peppers, onions and tomatoes as key ingredients to the sauce. When ordering a food with Mexican Chili Sauce, caution is suggested which may involve test tasting to make sure the intensity of the sauce is not too hot for the palate.