Chilaquiles with Ancho and Guajillo Salsa
Chilaquiles are fried pieces of tortilla mixed with a variety of other savory ingredients. The common plates are made with red or green salsa, but there are also chilaquiles that are covered with mole or beans and when served, they are topped with cheese and cream. It is a classic for breakfast time and some people even call it a hangover dish (🤭). They are usually served with a side of refried beans and avocado slices and some people serve them with a fried egg on top, and /or with shredded chicken.
It is easy to know the reason why everyone loves Chilaquiles, it is a comfort food; a dish that will surely put a smile on your face when you’re feeling down. So for those days that you might need a little pick me up we bring you this recipe that will do just that. We used Ancho and Guajillo peppers to make our salsa, which gave the Chilaquiles the smokey flavor we already know and love. We hope this recipe puts a smile on your face!
Chilaquiles with Ancho and Guajillo
Clean up your chiles by removing the seeds and stems.
Boil the chiles for about 15 minutes or until soft.
Blend your chiles with some water (you can use the water that you used to boil the peppers), 4 garlic cloves and 2 tsp of cumin. Set aside.
Heat a pan on high heat and add some olive oil. Cut your tortillas in triangle shapes and then place them on the pan with the oil and some salt. Cook until they become crispy.
In the meantime, shred your Panela cheese and set aside.
When your tortillas are done set them aside and on the same pan, add a little bit more olive oil and place your chopped onion.
Add your salsa and mix occasionally. Add salt to taste and then add your chips, Mix well.
Add your chicken on top of the tortillas along with the cheese.
Cook your egg however you prefer (we made sunny ups), and serve it on top of your chilaquiles.
You are done, enjoy!