Enchiladas Verdes Recipe

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Enchiladas Verdes Recipe
Preparation Time 15 Minutes
Cooking Time 25 Minutes
Difficulty Average
Recipe Type Non Veg.
  • 4 Chicken Breasts (skinless & boneless)
  • 5 Jalapeņo Peppers (stem removed)
  • ½ lbs Tomatillos
  • 2 tbsp Cilantro (finely chopped)
  • 12 Corn Tortillas
  • ½ Onion (finely chopped)
  • 1 cup Sour Cream
  • Corn Oil for frying
  • Salt to taste
How to make Enchiladas Verdes:
  • Boil chicken breasts in water until tender. Reserve the chicken stock.
  • Slice the chicken breasts into strips.
  • Wash and peel tomatillos, and boil with the jalapeņo peppers in the chicken stock until soft. Remove from liquid (stock).
  • Blend together tomatillos, jalapeņos and salt along with ¼ cup of the chicken stock in a food processor, until a consistent and thick sauce is obtained.
  • Heat the oil in a frying pan and fry the tortillas until puffed up.
  • Fill tortillas with the shredded chicken and dip into tomatillos sauce.
  • Garnish with sour cream, cilantro and onions.
  • Serve immediately.