Mexican Style Red Chicken Chilaquiles Recipe

Total Time: 35 minutes

Cuisine: Mexican


  • cheese
  • tomato
  • salt
  • red chilli powder
  • cloves garlic
  • tomato ketchup
  • sugar
  • onion
  • dried oregano
  • thyme leaves
  • thyme leaves
  • chicken breasts
  • tortillas


  • To begin making the Mexican Style Red Chilaquiles Recipe, preheat the oven to 180 degree Celsius for about 10 minutes
  • During that process, place your tortillas on a grill tray and place it inside the oven for about 5 minutes till it crisps up
  • Once the tortillas crisps up you can rest it outside till it cools down and break them into big pieces and keep it aside
  • Heat another saucepan with 1 1/2 cup of water and add onions, garlic, and a sprig of thyme to boil
  • After 10 minutes you can add your chicken pieces into the boiling water and leave it to simmer
  • Boil till the chicken is cooked, this will take about 20 minutes
  • Switch off the heat, drain the broth over a muslin cloth and save it later for the tomato sauce
  • Take out the chicken pieces and start shredding them into thin strips and keep it aside
  • Meanwhile, add tomatoes, onion, and garlic into a mixer and grind it into a smooth paste
  • Heat a saucepan with little oil, once it is hot, pour the paste over the saucepan and you will hear a sizzling sound, stir well
  • Add all the seasonings, and cover it with the lid and cook for about 10 minutes
  • The curry will slowly start to brighten up
  • Open the lid and add the chicken broth that you had saved up and adjust the consistency
  • Cook for another 10 minutes until it thickens up
  • Switch off the heat, add your shredded chicken and tortilla chips and coat them well
  • Pour this mixture onto a baking ceramic tray, sprinkle with cheese on top and place them in the oven and bake till the cheese melts
  • Serve the Mexican Style Red Chilaquiles Recipe with some more Homemade Nachos by the side and also enjoy it with a bowl of Sweet Potato & Green Bean Salad