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Mexican Chilequides

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Ingredients
  Whole chicken breasts 2 Pound, skinned, boned, grilled and sliced into 1/4 inch julienne (2 Pieces, 1 Pound Each)
  Chicken breasts 2 Pound, skinned, boned and grilled and sliced into 1/4 inch julienne (2 Whole, 1 Pound Each)
  Unsalted butter 2 Tablespoon
  Onion 1 , coarsely chopped
  Tomatoes 5 Medium, peeled, seeded, and coarsely chopped
  Tomatoes 5 Medium, peeled, seeded and coarsely chopped
  Fresh cilantro 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Garlic 2 Clove (10 gm)
  Serrano chilies 2 , stemmed and seeded
  Salt To Taste
  Vegetable oil 2 Cup (32 tbs) (For Frying)
  6 inch corn tortillas 6
  Sour cream 1 Cup (16 tbs) (At Room Temperature)
  Queso anejo 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs), freshly grated (Or Dry, Aged White Mexican Cheese)
  Freshly grated queso anejo 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs) (Dry, Aged White Mexican Cheese)
  Chicken stock 2⁄3 Cup (10.67 tbs)
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Preheat the oven to 350° F.
2. In a large heavy saucepan over medium heat, melt the butter.

MAKING
3. Add the onion and sauté until lucent, about nearly 5 minutes.
4. Move the onion into a food processor fitted with steel blade.
5. Add tomatoes, cilantro, garlic, and chilies into it.
6. Process the ingredients to form salsa.
7. Return the mixture into the saucepan.
8. Bring to boil. Reduce the heat and carry on the stirring occasionally; simmer the flame until slightly thickened, about 20 minutes.
9. Taste for salt.

FINALIZING
10. Heat 1/2 inch oil in a large heavy skillet
11. Cook the tortillas one at a time until these become golden brown, about 2 minutes per side.
12. Drain on the paper towel.
13. In the bottom of a 9 x 13-inch baking dish, overlap 3 pieces of tortillas.
14. Top with a third of the salsa, a third of the sour cream, a third of the chicken, and a third of the cheese.
15. Repeat the layers.

SERVING
16. Pour the stock over the layers and bake about 35 minutes, or until the top is brown and bubbling. Serve immediately or warm.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Mexican
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Baked
Ingredient: 
Chicken
Interest: 
Gourmet, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
25 Minutes
Cook Time: 
40 Minutes
Ready In: 
65 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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