Chilaquiles are a Mexican dish made on a base of tortilla chips (pieces of corn tortilla fried or toasted) covered in a red or green chile sauce, and it may contain other ingredients such as: shredded chicken, shredded beef, grilled skirt steak, enchilada meat, cured meat, chorizo, eggs to taste, Oaxaca cheese, Manchego cheese, or queso fresco, cream, onion, avocado, epazote, among others.
Chilaquiles is a very popular dish in all parts, because eating it will get rid of hangovers or party aftereffects.
This dish takes on average about 20 minutes to prepare.
- 5 salad tomatoes (also called ball tomatoes).
- 5 tomatillos.
- 1 de-veined ancho chille (alternatively, if you do not require spiciness, omit the chiles).
- 1 clove of garlic
- 1 small onion sliced
- 1 small onion chopped
- 150 gr of adobera or manchego cheese,
- 1 tablespoon of consomme powder
- 1 Totopos packet
- 1 tablespoon of oregano Salt.
- Oil, the necessary.
How to Make It.
- Cook the tomatoes and tomatillos with the ancho chille.
- Fry the sliced onion and the garlic in a little oil until golden brown
- Blend the onion, the garlic, the tomato, the tomatillos, the ancho chile and the oregano.
- This sauce is fried in a little oil, must boil to add consomme in powder and if requires salt.
- Turn off to put the taco chips (equally it can used previously golden tortillas).
- On top of crumble cheese and chopped onion
- Cover the casserole for a while to melt the cheese.
If you want banging chilaquiles on each plate put a pile of chips, hot salsa, chopped onion, crumbled cheese and cream
This dish is dressed with various ingredients, such as shredded chicken breast, grilled meat, onion sliced in rings, cream, sprinkled cheese, fried eggs, chorizo sausage, and even lettuce leaves.
Chilaquiles are customarily considered a morning food, almost always served at breakfast time.