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Enchiladas Suizas Rojas

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Give a spin to your typical homemade enchiladas and go ahead and prepare this version of Enchiladas Suizas Rojas stuffed with chicken and dipped in creamy sauce, au gratin with Manchego cheese. They are ideal for any day of the week.

Did you know that Enchiladas Suizas Rojas were created in Mexico City? They were given this name because cheese and cream simulated the Swiss Alps. Enjoy this easy recipe for your next breakfast or brunch. Do you feel like adding avocado?
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4 portions
  • 5 tomatoes
  • 2 serrano peppers
  • 1/4 onions
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 1/3 cups fresh coriander
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 1/4 cups chicken soup
  • 1 tablespoon oil
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper
  • 12 corn tortillas
  • 500 grams chicken breast, cooked and shucked
  • 1/2 cups manchego cheese, grated
  • to taste red onion, in loops to decorate
  • to taste fresh coriander, to decorate
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Preheat the oven to 200 ° C (392F)
For the sauce, cook the tomatoes together with the chilies and the onion in a pot with boiling water and salt, for 15 minutes. Drain
Blend tomatoes, chiles, onion, garlic, cilantro, cream and chicken broth.
In a saucepan over medium heat, heat the oil and fry the sauce for 15 minutes over low heat, season with salt and pepper and reserve.
In a pan heat the oil and fry the tortillas on both sides, drain on absorbent paper.
On a table fill the tortillas with the chicken and roll them up, place them in a refractory, bathe with the red sauce and sprinkle the cheese.
Gratin in the oven until the cheese is melted and browned.
Serve hot, garnish with purple onion rings and fresh coriander leaves.


Serve hot and garnish with purple onion rings and fresh coriander leaves.


Temper the sour cream before adding it so that it does not cut your sauce or replace it with a little cream to beat.

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Ratings (19)
May Nolasco
12/06/2020 17:17:04
Quedaron súper deliciosas, a mi familia le encantó. Yo las hice un poco más picantes y mmmm Delicious!!!
Rafie Sux
25/05/2020 15:55:05
Riquísima!!!!! 🤓
Iris Olivas
02/05/2020 23:27:25
Me salieron deliciosas definitivamente las volvería hacer sin duda alguna,claro que cada quien le va poner su sazón pero siguiendo los pasos te va salir riquísimo 😊
Arys Swan
23/04/2020 17:02:32
Síii, quedan muy ricas!!!
Bonny C
05/01/2020 17:26:03
Yo las hice y remplace el queso con queso rayado mixto porque no encontre el queso manchego. Y use crema agria mexicana. Quedarion deliciosas!!
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