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Chicken Chilaquiles Casserole

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Category: Casseroles

 Ingredients List

  • 1/2 c Vegetable oil
  • 10 6 or 7" flour or corn
  • -tortillas; cut in 1/2"
  • -strips
  • 2 c Cooked chicken or turkey;
  • -shredded
  • (about 1 lb. boneless
  • -chicken)
  • 2 c Chihuahus or mozzarella
  • -cheese; shredded


2 tb Vegetable oil
1 lg Onion (about 1 cup); finely
4 Poblano chilies, roasted*,
-peeled, seeded,; finely
1 Jalapeno, seeded; finely
1 Garlic clove; finely chopped
1/2 c Whipping cream
1/4 ts Salt

For green sauce: Heat oil in a 10" skillet over medium heat. Cook onion,
roasted* poblano chilies, jalapeno chili and garlic in oil for about 8
minutes, stirring occasionally, until onioin is tender. Stir in whipping
cream and salt. Set aside.

For casserole: heat oil in a 10" nonstick skillet until hot. Cook
tortillas strips in oil for 30 to 60 seconds or until light golden brown;
drain. Heat oven to 350. Grease a 2-qt. casserole dish. Layer half of the
tortilla strips in the bottom of casserole. Top with chicken, half of the
New Mexico Green Sauce (about 2/3 cup) and 1 cup of the cheese. Gently
press layers down into casserole. Repeat with remaining tortilla strips,
sauce and cheese. Bake uncovered about 30 minutes or until cheese is melted
and golden brown.

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