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Recipe of Chicken Pibil Enchiladas


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Chicken Pibil Enchiladas

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Making a delicious enchilada is actually an easy cooking recipe. In addition, this typical Mexican dish can be prepared in different ways and one of them is with chicken pibil. With a habanero sauce, pickled onions and a little cilantro you will have a complete meal with a lot of flavor. To make them softer, you can lightly fry the tortillas in a little oil.
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4 portions
  • 1/4 cups Water
  • 1/2 cups orange juice, sour
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons apple vinegar
  • 50 grams annatto paste
  • 1/4 onions
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 1/2 teaspoons black pepper, freshly ground
  • 1 teaspoon oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoons cumin
  • 1 teaspoon vegetal oil
  • 2 cups chicken breast, cooked and shredded
  • 1 tablespoon Knorr® chicken bouillon, for the pibil sauce
  • 1/2 tablespoons vegetal oil, for the sauce
  • 1/4 onions, for the sauce
  • 4 tomatoes, for the sauce
  • 4 green tomatoes, for the sauce
  • 1 clove garlic, for the sauce
  • 4 habanero peppers, deveined and seedless for the sauce
  • 2 allspice, for the sauce
  • 1/2 cups Water, for the sauce
  • 1 tablespoon Knorr® chicken bouillon, for habanero sauce
  • 12 corn tortillas
  • 1/4 cups fresh coriander, fresh, to decorate
  • 4 tablespoons red onion, pickled, to decorate
  • 1 habanero pepper, cut into slices, to decorate


Blend the water with the sour orange juice, the vinegar, the annatto, the onion, the garlic, the pepper, the oregano and the cumin until obtaining a homogeneous sauce.
Heat a deep skillet over medium heat with the oil and cook the chicken for a few minutes. Add the pibil sauce and a spoonful of Knorr® Swiss chicken broth. Let it boil and cook until the liquid is almost reduced. Remove from heat and reserve.
For the habanero sauce, in a saucepan over medium heat, fry the onion, tomato, garlic, habanero pepper and pepper with oil. Cook until the vegetables soften and fill with water, season with chicken broth and let it reduce. Cool slightly
Blend the preparation until a smooth sauce is obtained. Set aside.
In a comal over medium heat, heat the corn tortillas lightly, just to soften. Fill them with the chicken.
Serve the enchiladas on a plate and cover with the habanero sauce. Garnish with fresh coriander, pickled purple onions and slices of habanero pepper.


Serve the enchiladas with the habanero sauce, coriander leaves, pickled onions and slices of fresh habanero.


You can also fry corn tortillas lightly with a little oil to soften them.

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Ratings (3)
Anna Do
04/08/2020 20:41:02
Deliciosas y fáciles de hacer, lo recomiendo!!
Licha Bobadilla
16/04/2020 07:20:04
Se ven muy ricas, las voy a preparar. Gracias 🙏
16/04/2020 05:46:34
Hummmmm, que delicia de platillo, ya tuve la gran oportunidad de hacerlo aquí en la casa de ustedes en la Ciudad de México, y créanme que es una verdadera delicia... Att: Rafael Morales S.

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