I didn't like this at all. I don't understand why the recipe calls for tortilla chips. The ones on the bottom of the pan got tough and chewy and flavor-less. And the ones on the top didn't get crisp at all because of the sauce and the cheese that are poured over them. This didn't happen to anyone else's dish?
Black Bean and Chicken Chilaquiles
Traditionally a Mexican breakfast, black bean and chicken chilaquiles requires only 8 ingredients and can be enjoyed at any time of day. Serve with a mixed green salad topped with diced avocado, tomato wedges, and olives.
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- Calories: 293
- Calories from fat: 15%
- Fat: 4.9g
- Saturated fat: 1.7g
- Monounsaturated fat: 1.5g
- Polyunsaturated fat: 1.2g
- Protein: 22.9g
- Carbohydrate: 40g
- Fiber: 5.9g
- Cholesterol: 46mg
- Iron: 2.3mg
- Sodium: 602mg
- Calcium: 200mg
- Cooking spray
- 1 cup thinly sliced onion
- 5 garlic cloves, minced
- 2 cups shredded cooked chicken breast
- 1 (15-ounce) can black beans, rinsed and drained
- 1 cup fat-free, less-sodium chicken broth
- 1 (7 3/4-ounce) can salsa de chile fresco (such as El Pato)
- 15 (6-inch) corn tortillas, cut into 1-inch strips
- 1 cup shredded queso blanco (about 4 ounces)
- Preheat oven to 450°.
- Heat a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Coat pan with cooking spray. Add onion; sauté 5 minutes or until lightly browned. Add garlic; sauté 1 minute. Add chicken; cook 30 seconds. Transfer mixture to a medium bowl; stir in beans. Add broth and salsa to pan; bring to a boil. Reduce heat, and simmer 5 minutes, stirring occasionally. Set aside.
- Place half of tortilla strips in bottom of an 11 x 7-inch baking dish coated with cooking spray. Layer half of chicken mixture over tortillas; top with remaining tortillas and chicken mixture. Pour broth mixture evenly over chicken mixture. Sprinkle with cheese. Bake at 450° for 10 minutes or until tortillas are lightly browned and cheese is melted.
A traditional Mexican breakfast favorite, chilaquiles (chee-lah-KEE-lays) is a sauté of day-old tortilla strips, fresh tomato sauce, cream, and cheese. This hearty version is baked. Refrigerate leftover chilaquiles in individual containers with tight-fitting lids. To reheat, drizzle with a tablespoon of water, and microwave just until thoroughly heated.
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