Weekend Recipe: Calif. Chilaquiles with Green Sauce and Fried Egg

Tomas Cafe brings us a popular mexican dish

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This is a popular Mexican dish known as Chilaquiles. The fried tortilla strips stay crisp in the tomatillo, cream and cheese sauce. It is usually served with a fried egg on top.

Good addition: Shredded chicken.


  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1 teaspoon diced onion
  • 2 Large eggs
  • Dollop or two of sour cream
  • 1/4 pound Queso Fresco close flavor to fresh ricotta


  • 2 lbs drained canned tomatillos or fresh
  • 2 cup stock or water
  • 2 fresh Serrano chilies, seeded and roughly chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • 12oz Tomatoes canned peeled with juice
  • Salt and pepper


For the green sauce:

  1. In a pot add water or stock, fresh tomatillos, tomatoes, chilies, cloves, salt and pepper.
  2. Cook till soft 30 min low heat.
  3. Place in blender minus the stock and juice.
  4. Blend while adding cooked stock till thick smooth consistency.

For the Chilaquiles:

  1. Cut the tortillas into triangles fry in shallow pan with 375 degree oil or table top fryer till crispy.
  2. In an 8inch pan add onions and oil and sweat slightly
  3. Add crispy chips to pan and add green sauce coat evenly
  4. Toss a couple times
  5. Place on plate
  6. Add fried egg on top
  7. Sprinkle generous amount of queso fresco
  8. Add more green sauce
  9. Add dollop of sour cream serve immediately.
  10. And Enjoy, Enjoy, Enjoy!
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