Chilaquiles Rojos Recipe

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Chilaquiles rojos is a specialty of Mexico that features a classic spicy red sauce and crunchy chips. It makes a hearty breakfast or brunch dish and is perfect as a side dish for a tasty dinner.
Breakfast
Mexican
15
ingredients
7
steps
50
minutes
Chef Susie is a cookbook author, chocolatier, pastry chef and culinary educator with more than a decade of experience teaching and running an artisan chocolate business, which has been featured on the Food Network. Prior to beginning her culinary career, Chef Susie worked as a TV executive at three of the Big Four networks. She is now the author of three books, the latest based on her award-winning culinary travel blog.

Ingredients

Servings:
4
For the Chilaquiles Rojos
1
batch of salsa rojos, see below
1
batch of tortilla chips, see below
refried beans, to serve
guacamole, to serve
fried or scrambled eggs, to serve
crumbled cojita cheese, to serve
For the Salsa Rojos (Red Sauce)
2
jalapeños, seeded and finely chopped
1
large onion, peeled and finely chopped
2
garlic cloves, peeled and finely chopped
4-5
Roma tomatoes or 2 large heirloom tomatoes
1 tblsp
chopped cilantro
1
lime, juiced
1 tsp
salt
For the Tortilla Chips
1/4 cup(s)
corn oil
12
corn tortillas, each cut into 8 wedges

Directions 7 steps | 50 Minutes

Step 1

Prepare the salsa rojos. In the jar of a blender, add the jalapeños, onion, garlic cloves, tomatoes, cilantro, lime juice and salt. 

Step 2

Pulse until slightly chunky and mixed. Set it aside.

Step 3

Fry the tortilla chips. In a large saute pan over medium-high heat, heat the corn oil. Add the tortilla wedges and fry, using tongs to flip them, until lightly golden on both sides.

Step 4

Drain on paper towels until dry and crispy. 

Step 5

Assemble the chilaquiles rojos. Pour the reserved salsa rojos into a saute pan over medium heat. 

Step 6

Once the sauce is hot, add the fried tortilla wedges and coat each one with the sauce on both sides. 

Step 7

Serve on a warm serving dish with guacamole, cojita, refried beans, and fried or scrambled eggs. Enjoy!

Nutrition Per Serving
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CALORIES
339
FAT
16.3 g
PROTEIN
6.4 g
CARBS
45.7 g

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