Authentic Mexican Chilaquiles
Chilaquiles are typically crisp tortillas tossed in sauce and served topped with cheese and eggs are the basis of the dish. Green or red salsa or mole is poured over the crisp tortilla triangles, called totopos. It is commonly garnished with crema, shredded queso fresco or feta in the U.S or Canada, raw onion and avocado slices for topping. Chilaquiles can be served with refried beans, fried eggs, beef and guacamole as side dish.
Start by quickly pressing/draining your tofu in a clean kitchen towel with a heavy pot on top, and preheating oven to 350 degrees F.
The Mexican dish chilaquiles (pronounced chee-luh-KEE-less) is a quick, satisfying breakfast made from leftover tortillas. Every cook makes chilaquiles differently. Sometimes it’s lightly fried strips of day-old tortilla, mixed with a spicy tomato salsa and served as an accompaniment to fried eggs.
Chilaquiles are so simple and tasty, and a great way to use leftover chicken. Chilaquiles can be made with either red sauce (tomatoes, garlic, chipotles in adobo) or a green sauce (cilantro, green tomatoes, onion, serrano peppers) - I like the red sauce more,...
Chilaquiles con Salsa Verde, crisp tortillas tossed in sauce and served topped with cheese and eggs are my absolute favorite breakfast food.
Chilaquiles con Salsa Verde are a traditional Mexican peasant dish of fried tortillas bathed in green or red salsa (depending on the region) until tender. Slightly tart green tomatillo sauce is preferred in Mexico City, Jimmy Shaw's hometown, and is very...
When I saw this recipe awhile back on Fabulously Delicious, I was intrigued. All of the components are things I love, yet I had never tried them all together before. This Mexican dish is one of my favorites to eat in the morning. I really liked them and enjoyed...
For an authentic Mexican chilaquiles touch use fresh Mexican cheese (queso fresco) or aged (queso anejo) in place of feta.
Heat the oil in a heavy-bottomed, oven-safe 10-inch skillet over medium heat. Stir the chipotle and sauce into the oil. Add the tortilla chips in handfuls, gently crushing them into large pieces in your hands as you do so.
Chilaquiles are a traditional Mexican dish using baked or fried tortillas as the base – great for a casual gathering
Combine black beans, tomato and onion in a small bowl and toss together.
To make Salsa Verde: Bring large pot of water to a boil. Add tomatillos and onion, and boil 10 minutes, or until vegetables are soft to the touch. Drain, transfer to blender, and blend with jalapeño and cilantro until smooth.
Beat egg and milk with a fork in a coffee cup, adding salt and pepper to taste. Add cheddar; stir to coat. Break 3 or 4 tortilla chips into small pieces to fit in the cup; stir into the mixture. Add salsa.
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Gently break up the chips by pressing down on the bag – you’re not trying to break them down too much, just getting them more compact so they layer well. Lay the chips in one large or two smaller casserole dishes. Beat eggs with a fork and...
A traditional Mexican breakfast or brunch, our chilaquiles give you an added kick-start to the day thanks to a medley of spicy red chile sauce and shredded chicken. Replace the tomato sauce with Make-Ahead Roasted Roma Tomato Sauce for an extra boost of flavor!...
In a large frying pan, heat the olive oil over medium heat, then sauté the garlic and onions until soft, about 3 minutes.
Cut the tortillas into quarters. In a large skillet, heat the oil and fry the tortilla pieces until crunchy. Lower the heat to low.
Traditionally a Mexican breakfast, black bean and chicken chilaquiles requires only 8 ingredients and can be enjoyed at any time of day.
Preheat your oven to 300 degrees. In a large (4-quart) pot, heat the oil over medium-high. Add about 2/3 of the onion and cook, stirring regularly, until richly browned, 8 to 10 minutes. Add the salsa and broth and bring to a rolling boil. Turn...
This comforting Mexican dish is made with fried tortillas and salsa. Frying tortillas is easy, but you can use store-bought chips if you’d like; just be sure that they are thick, the type sold in bags at Mexican groceries or tortillerías.
It will help with the frying if your tortillas are a little dry. If they are fresh, cut them first, put them in a warm oven for a few minutes first to dry them out a bit, then proceed.