Chilaquiles in Guajillo Sauce
Recipe type: Breakfast
Cuisine: Mexican
  • •2-3 guajillo peppers, seeded and soaked for at least 5 minutes in boiling water.
  • •2 cups diced tomato
  • •1/2 onion
  • •3 garlic cloves
  • •1 tsp cumin
  • •2 cups chicken broth
  • •salt to taste
  • •6-8 tortillas, cut in quarters and fried or baked at 350°F until crisp
  1. Blend peppers, tomato, onion and garlic at high speed.
  2. Pour the sauce in a medium sauce pan over high heat. Bring to a boil.
  3. Reduce heat to medium and add cumin and chicken broth. Bring to a boil again, reduce the heat to low and simmer for 10 minutes. Adjust seasoning.
  4. Serve tortilla chips on a plate and pour some of the sauce on top. Let the tortillas absorb some of the sauce before serving. Serve eggs, avocado and sour cream on top and enjoy!
  5. ***The Afterthoughts:
  6. •Chilaquiles can be red or green. For the green sauce you can use a variation of this salsa. Cheese, chicken, onion and other ingredients can be serve with the chilaquiles depending on your taste. A classic breakfast in Mexico city is a steak served with chilaquiles and fried eggs.
Recipe by What's Cooking, Mexico? at