Chilaquiles Recipe

Chilaquiles Recipe: A Traditional Mexican Delight

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  • 1 bag of tortilla chips
  • 2 cups salsa verde or roja
  • 1 cup shredded chicken or cooked chorizo (optional)
  • 1/2 cup shredded cheese (such as queso fresco or Monterrey Jack)
  • 1/4 cup chopped onion
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro
  • Sour cream and avocado slices for serving
  • Salt and pepper to taste

  1. In a large skillet, heat the salsa over medium heat until simmering.
  2. Add the tortilla chips to the skillet, stirring gently to coat them evenly with the salsa.
  3. If using, add the shredded chicken or cooked chorizo to the skillet, mixing well with the chips and salsa.
  4. Cook the chilaquiles for 5-7 minutes, stirring occasionally, until the chips are slightly softened but still retain their crunch.
  5. Sprinkle the shredded cheese over the top of the chilaquiles, cover the skillet, and cook for an additional 2-3 minutes, or until the cheese is melted.
  6. Remove the skillet from heat and sprinkle chopped onion and cilantro over the chilaquiles.
  7. Serve the chilaquiles hot, topped with a dollop of sour cream and avocado slices, if desired. Enjoy!

Brief History of Chilaquiles

Chilaquiles is a beloved Mexican dish that combines crispy tortilla chips with flavorful salsa and toppings, creating a hearty and satisfying meal. Originating from ancient Aztec cuisine, this dish has evolved over centuries to become a staple in Mexican households and a popular breakfast or brunch option. At Junior’s Supermarket, we’re excited to share this authentic recipe with you, along with a brief history of this delicious dish.

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