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Tortilla Casserole with Chicken (Pastel Azteca)

40 min
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A traditional Tortilla Casserole (Pastel Azteca) recipe with chicken, poblano peppers and corn that you can enjoy with the whole family.

Ingredients

6 servings
  • 16 pieces of Corn tortillas
  • 2 pieces of chicken breast
  • 6 pieces of poblano pepper
  • 4 pieces of tomato
  • 1 onion chopped or sliced
  • 1 can of corn large or 3 pieces of corn off the cob
  • 1/2 liter of cream
  • 300 grams of Manchego cheese grated
  • 1 clove of garlic
  • 1 teaspoonful of Salt to taste
  • 1 teaspoonful of black pepper to taste

    Preparation

    Preheat the oven to 350°F.
    Roast and devein poblano peppers. Cook the chicken breast in salted boiling water for 30 minutes. Cool down and shred it down. Chop the onion in 1/4 inch squares and set aside. If you´re using fresh corn husks, clean them and cook them in boiling water for 3 minutes, then remove the kernels from the husk with a knife.
    In a small sauté pan, heat up some vegetable oil and fry the tortillas on both sides until golden brown and crispy
    Cut the poblano peppers into slices and fry them with the onion. Blend the tomatoes, chiles, onions, garlic, salt and pepper to taste. Add this mix to the peppers and onions and cook down fro 3 minutes on medium heat. Then add the chicken and corn and cook for 10 minutes on low heat.
    In a oven proof mold, either glass or metal, start placing a layer of tortillas, a layer of the chicken mix, then cream and then cheese, and so on until you finish. Add a final layer of cream and cheese covered with aluminum foil and put in the oven for 15 to 20 minutes.

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    Nutritional information
    * Percentage of daily values ​​based on a 2,000-calorie diet.
    Calories
    177
    kcal
    8.8%
    Carbohydrates
    4.7
    g
    1.6%
    Proteins
    9.8
    g
    20%
    Lipids
    11.9
    g
    18%
    Fiber
    0.4
    g
    0.9%
    Sugar
    3.4
    g
    3.8%
    Cholesterol
    35.8
    mg
    12%
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    Ratings (60)
    Blanca Zulema
    29/03/2019 23:55:14
    CUAL ES EL QUESO MANCHEGO ?????
    AnaRo Cas-Alday
    22/12/2018 20:50:09
    Lo preparé y quedó delicioso Gracias
    Ana María Cortes Lopez
    24/11/2018 09:01:54
    Delicioso!!!
    Claudia Moraless
    16/10/2018 10:32:54
    Delicioso
    Lupita Golarte
    18/09/2018 14:08:30
    Delicioso!
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