Chilaquiles

Ingredients:

  • 12 
    soft corn tortillas (6-inch), cut into 8 wedges (triangles) each
  • 1/4 cup olive oil

Tomatillo Sauce

  • 1 lb tomatillos, husks removed, rinsed
  • 1/2 cup chopped white onion
  • 1 serrano chile, seeded
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1 teaspoon chicken bouillon granules
  • 3/4 cup chicken broth

Fillings

  • 2 cups shredded cooked chicken
  • 3/4 cup shredded mozzarella cheese

Toppings

  • 1/4 cup sour cream, if desired
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro, if desired
  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped red onion, if desired

Directions:

  1. Heat oven to 425°F. Line 2 cookie sheets with foil. Brush tortilla triangles with 2 tablespoons of the oil; place in single layer on cookie sheets. Bake about 10 minutes, turning over twice, just until triangles begin to crisp; set aside.
  2. In 12-inch nonstick skillet, heat remaining oil over medium-high heat. Cook tomatillos, onion, chile and garlic 5 to 7 minutes, stirring frequently, until tomatillos and chile blacken and blister and onion and garlic are tender.
  3. In blender, place tomatillo mixture and all remaining Tomatillo Sauce ingredients. Cover; blend about 30 seconds on medium speed or until smooth, stopping to scrape down sides if necessary. Into same skillet, pour Tomatillo Sauce; cook over medium-high heat 10 minutes, stirring frequently.
  4. Reduce oven temperature to 375°F. Spray 8-inch square (2-quart) baking dish with cooking spray. Arrange half the triangles in baking dish (do not overlap). Top triangles by layering with half of the chicken and cheese Fillings ingredients; pour half of the Tomatillo Sauce over cheese. Repeat layering with remaining triangles, chicken and Tomatillo Sauce; sprinkle with remaining cheese. Bake 3 to 5 minutes or until cheese is melted. Serve with Toppings ingredients.

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