Category mexican

enchilada sauce from dried chili powder

Enchilada Sauce from Dried Chili Powder

2 tablespoons butter or margarine
2 tablespoons flour
4 teaspoons red chili powder
1 1/2 teaspoons cumin
2 teaspoons garlic powder
1 (6 ounce) can tomato paste
2 1/4 cups water
Salt, to taste

Brown flour in butter; add spices and tomato paste. Stir until well blended. Gradually add water, stirring constantly; heat until boiling...

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chicken tacos with lime sauce

Chicken Tacos with Lime Sauce

Chicken
3 large boneless, skinless chicken breasts
1 (16 ounce) jar salsa

Place chicken in baking dish. Season with salt and pepper. Cover with aluminum foil and bake for 1 hour at 325 degrees F. Cool to touch, then shred or dice into small pieces and put into saucepan. Add salsa to chicken. Set aside until ready to heat for tacos.

Lime Sauce
1 cup mayonnaise
Juice from 3...

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chilaquiles

Chilaquiles

If you’re lucky, you may find a restaurant in the Southwest that serves chilaquiles. Very few do.

12 corn tortillas
Vegetable oil
2 cups salsa fresca
2 cups Monterey jack cheese, grated

Cut tortillas in quarters and fry them in the oil until slightly crisp. Drain on paper towels. Place a layer of 16 wedges on the bottom of a 1-quart casserole dish...

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