Mexican Chicken Chilaquiles
This Mexican dish was originally created to make use of the leftovers. You will love this non vegetarian flavoured dish.
Chef Pankaj Bhadouria's Mexican Chicken Chilaquiles recipe

- 4

Cooking Time

-25-30 Min


- Easy

Preparation Time

- 15 Min


  • FOR Chicken Chilaquiles
  • { 5 to 6 chapatis, 1 cup chicken leftover, ½ cup kidney beans cooked, 3 mixed bell pepper juliennes, 1 cup mozzarella cheese grated, black pepper powder, salt, oil};
  • FOR Salsa
  • { 1 cup chopped onions, 1 cup chopped tomatoes, 2 to 3 tsp chopped garlic cloves, 1 tbsp chopped coriander leaves, 2 tsp green chillies soaked in vinegar, black pepper powder, salt}


  1. 1

    Cut the leftover chapatis into tiny strips.
  2. 2

    ; Heat oil in a pan and deep fry these strips in it.
  3. 3

    ; Take them out once they turn crispy.
  4. 4

    ; Shred the leftover chicken into thin strips.
  5. 5

    ; In a bowl, take chopped onions, chopped tomatoes, chopped garlic, chopped coriander leaves, salt and black pepper powder.
  6. 6

    ; Add some chopped green chillies soaked in vinegar.
  7. 7

    ; Mix all well to prepare the salsa.
  8. 8

    ; In an ovenproof baking dish, transfer the fried chapati strips.
  9. 9

    ; Place the salsa on the top of the chapati strips.
  10. 10

    ; Add chicken shreds on top of it.
  11. 11

    ; Add some cooked kidney beans and mixed bell pepper juliennes.
  12. 12

    ; Top the dish with grated mozzarella cheese.
  13. 13

    ; Finally sprinkle some salt and black pepper powder.
  14. 14

    ; Bake it in a pre heated oven for 20 minutes at 180 C.
  15. 15

    ; The Chicken Chilaquiles is ready.
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Pankaj Bhadouria, transforms ordinary ingredients into extraordinary dishes. Winner of MasterChef India Season 1, this school-teacher turned food show host has become a household name with her straightforward demeanour and, uncomplicated and simple recipes. Her shows on LF have helped aspiring cooks gain confidence in the kitchen.

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