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Shrimp Enchiladas with Green Salsa

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If your favorite recipes feature tortilla and spicy salsa, then this recipe for Shrimp Enchiladas with Green Salsa will be your new favorite food.

What makes this typical Mexican dish doubly spicy is that the enchiladas have habanero chile and a creamy green sauce. The only thing that you should be very careful about in this easy recipe is not to overcook the shrimp, as they can become though and chewy.
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4 portions
  • 1 tablespoon vegetal oil
  • 1/4 onions, In quarters
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 5 green tomatoes
  • 3 habanero peppers
  • 1/2 cups fresh coriander
  • 1/2 cups chicken soup
  • 1 cup cream cheese
  • 1/2 cups sour cream
  • 1/2 cups fresh coriander
  • 2 allspices
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 2 tablespoons garlic, finely chopped
  • 3 cups shrimp
  • 1/4 cups sour cream
  • 2 tablespoons chipotle chili, ground
  • enough vegetal oil
  • 12 corn tortillas
  • 1 cup manchego cheese, sliced
  • enough sour cream, to decorate
  • enough red onion, cut into rings, to decorate
  • enough fresh coriander, to decorate


Preheat the oven to 180 °C. (357 °F)
For the sauce, in a pan with oil, cook the onion, garlic, green tomato, habanero pepper, cilantro for 10 minutes or until the vegetables soften. Fill with the chicken broth and wait for it to reduce, remove and cool slightly.
Blend the previous preparation with cream cheese, sour cream, coriander and pepper until you have a homogeneous sauce. Set aside.
In a pan over medium heat melt the butter and cook the garlic and shrimp until they change color. Add the cream, the ground chipotle and season with salt and pepper. Remove.
In a frying pan with oil fry the tortillas lightly until softened. Drain on absorbent paper. Fill the tortillas with the shrimp and fold like an enchilada.
In an oven proof dish, pour a little of the sauce, arrange the enchiladas, cover with more sauce and Manchego cheese. Bake until the cheese is au gratin.
Serve hot and garnish with cream, purple onion rings and cilantro leaves.


Serve hot and garnish with cream, purple onion rings and cilantro leaves.


Do not overcook the shrimp because they can become though and chewy.

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* Percentage of daily values ​​based on a 2,000-calorie diet.
Information per 100gr. Portion, provided by USDA
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cris victo
15/05/2020 20:47:30
Me gustan las recetas y los consejos gracias

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