Dessin´s Enchiladas Verdes

Dessin´s Enchiladas Verdes


10-12 tomatillos

Fresh cilantro

2 Serrano Chiles raw

3 Garlic cloves

1 Tasty onion (purple or golden)

1 Chicken breast,with bones and skin.

12 Corn tortillas (the soft ones!)

Grated cheese (manchego, monterrey jack, or similar)

Sour Cream

Salt & pepper


1. The Salsa:

Boil with little water (like 2 cups) the tomatillos, 1/4 onion, 2 garlic cloves, 2 cilantro branches and the serrano chiles untill everything is soft (about 15min). Blend, add salt and pepper.

If you don´t like your salsa to be very hot, before cooking the chiles cut them in half and remove all the seeds and veins with a teaspoon.

Use gloves or be very carefull with your hands!

2. The Chicken:

Boil the chicken breast with bones and skin, adding salt, pepper, 2 cilantro branches, 1 garlic clove and 1/4 onion. Once cooked, shred the meat.

3. The Enchiladas:

Warm the corn tortillas, make slim tacos with the shredded chicken a
teaspoon of salsa, and arrange them in a baking dish. cover with the
rest of the green salsa, grated cheese and put them in the oven till
the cheese melts.

Serve every portion with a spoon of cream and a couple onion slices.

Optional: add refried beans on the side.

Recipe Provided by Dessin