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What is Chilaquiles?

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Chilaquiles

A breakfast treat of chilaquiles

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Definition:

Chilaquiles is a traditional dish found throughout Mexico, generally eaten for breakfast or brunch.

The dish consists of fried tortilla strips simmered in a red or green salsa. From this point, regional and personal variations abound. Some of the popular additions: refried beans, fried or scrambled eggs, cheese, chiles, strips of chicken, sour cream, onions and cilantro.

Pronunciation: chee-la-KEE-les

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