mexican chilaquiles rojos recipe

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mexican chilaquiles rojos recipe | made with tortilla chips

hola, from guadalajara, mexico! today’s dish, last month I was in Guadalajara,Mexico. i couldn’t resist eating Mexican Chilaquiles Rojos Recipe.The last time I was here my son made it. Eating it again júst brought back the rush of memories. he was a gourmet master chef and I was just the sous chef for a change. I had it 4 times this time.

chilaquiles rojos is considered comfort food in mexico and usually eaten for breakfast but it is quite a wholesome meal for lunch or dinner.  we indians will love the taste as it is like a fusion of north and south indian cuisine with the roti and red chilli sauce combo basically, the dish consists of three layers. tortilla chips that make the bottom layer, then a tomato sauce or salsa garnished with sour cream mashed avocado, diced onion and a fried egg if you like.

what are totopos?

totopos or tortilla chips are fried or baked triangles of corn tortillas. they are always served as an appetizer with salsa in most mexican restaurants. they are also used to make nachos and chilaquiles. you can even use nachos to make mexican chilaquiles rojos.

Totopos

how to make totopos for mexican chilaquiles rojos recipe

cut a tortilla into 4 wedges. in a pan heat oil and once hot slide triangle pieces of tortilla into the oil and fry until golden brown and crisp. drain and sprinkle salt. you can use immediately or store then in a container if you want to use later.if you have no access to tortillas then you can make thin rotis and fry them.

Coloured totopos

if you want to make it for a special occasion then you can colour the flour with spinach, beetroot or mashed carrot to make multi-colored totopos like I did here.

baked totopos for mexican chilaquiles rojos recipe

baked totopos for the calorie-conscious can also be served. before cutting tortillas lightly oil each side of each tortilla, either with cooking spray or with a brush dipped in vegetable oil. cut the tortillas and place in a single layer on a cookie sheet. bake in a 425 f oven until browned, 7-9 minutes. if you like spicy totopos, sprinkle desired herbs/spices over oiled chips before baking. try chilli powder, pepper or any of your choice.

mexican chilaquiles rojos recipe

INGREDIENTS

6 large tomatoes

5 dried red chillies

1/2 medium white onion chopped finely

3 garlic cloves, peeled

salt, to taste

garnish:

sour cream, to taste

1/2 medium white onion, thinly sliced

fresh cilantro, coarsely chopped, to garnish

1 avocado, pitted, sliced and peeled and mashed

fried egg optional

feta cheese optional

METHOD

Grilled tomatoes

roast the tomatoes and red chillies on an open fire or grill them.

peeled grilled tomatoes

remove from heat and allow to cool.

Tomato sauce

blend the roasted red chillies with the garlic and tomatoes. strain into a pan and heat the sauce until semi-thick. add salt to taste.

add the tortilla chips to the sauce. stir thoroughly combine the chips with the sauce. the chips should be well-coated with sauce. i like my totopos crispy and i served them in a plate and poured the sauce over them.

Avocado

top with sour cream, diced onion, chopped cilantro, sliced avocado, or garnish as desired. for a more protein-filled dish, top your red chilaquiles with a fried egg or shredded chicken or serve simple vegetarian fare. your mexican chilaquiles rojos recipe is ready to be devoured.

mexican chilaquiles rojos recipe

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mexican chilaquiles rojos recipe with totopos dipped in sauce

if you are looking for more mexican recipes then check out these mexican gorditas , mexican entomadtadas or this gorgeous mexican chicken and fried rice.

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Ingredients
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Instructions
  1. oast the tomatoes and garlic on open fire or grill them.
  2. remove from heat and allow to cool.
  3. dry roast the red chillies until well roasted and blend with the garlic and tomatoes. strain into a pan and heat the sauce until semi-thick. add salt to taste.
  4. add the tortilla chips to the sauce. stir thoroughly combine the chips with the sauce. the chips should be well-coated with sauce. i like my totopos crispy and i served them in a plate and poured the sauce over them.
  5. top with sour cream, diced onion, chopped cilantro, sliced avocado, or garnish as desired. for a more protein rich dish, top your red chilaquiles with a fried egg or shredded chicken or serve simple vegetarian fare.
  6. how did you like this mexican chilaquiles rojos recipe? like and follow the blog or leave a comment.
Recipe Notes
  1. you can fry  or bake rotis to make totopos
  2. make it only vegetarian or add shredded chicken
  3. add lesser dry red chillies to suit your palate

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Comments 11

  1. Alpana Deo says:

    My entire family is Mexican food lover. Mexican food is so flavorful and colorful. Good to k ow that you also relish Mexican cuisine. I am going to make this over the weekend.

  2. I had heard and tried few of Mexican recipes before but this was new to me. the recipe look simple yet tasty. thanks dear for sharing step by step recipe with great photos. will surly try this at my place.

  3. jhilmil says:

    Mexican food is my husband’s favorite and I too relish it. This recipe with Tortilla look quite tempting and delicious to me. I’ll try it out with a little variation.

  4. Charu says:

    I tried mexican recipes at home and failed miserably. Will try your way now. Have saved this recipe. The final dish looks so good in the pics. You did a wonderful job.

  5. Neha Tambe says:

    This looks delicious. I love Mexican and in the first wave we did try a lot of recipes. Now with the vacation approaching I will try this and make it into a fun activity with kids.

  6. I love tortilla wraps as they are a healthy and yummy option for kids too. I would love to try this recipe and improvise in some areas of making them.

  7. Ruchi Verma says:

    This is absolutely new to me and looks super tempting, I am not so fond of Mexican dishes but will surely give this a try for kids.

  8. mexican chilaquiles rojos recipe is soo detailed and something that I would replicate step by step for sure. Thanks for the detailing

  9. Wow such a lip smacking recipe that I know. I’m gonna try sooner. Thank you for sharing details for an amazing Mexican dish

  10. MeenalSonal says:

    I never made this dish from scratch, now I know what and when to do. I do like hot dishes, shall do accordingly. You have listed all ingredients at end, thanks for it, saving it.

  11. The recipe looks super yum. Earlier when I had a cook who new how to make tortias at home, we use to make nachos regularly. Now I make it with store bought ready chips and my kids love it.b

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