Recipe courtesy of Victor Valle and Mary Lau Valle
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Cream Tacos: Tacos de Crema
Total:
1 hr 5 min
Prep:
40 min
Cook:
25 min
Yield:
4 to 6 servings
Level:
Intermediate
Total:
1 hr 5 min
Prep:
40 min
Cook:
25 min
Yield:
4 to 6 servings
Level:
Intermediate

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 pounds whole, unhusked tomatillos
  • 3 garlic cloves
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 to 2 serrano chiles
  • 1/4 cup olive oil, divided
  • 1 pound Mexican sausage (recommended: longaniza or chorizo), minced
  • 12 corn tortillas
  • 1 white onion, minced
  • 1/4 cup minced cilantro leaves
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 4 poblano or Anaheim chiles, roasted, sweated, peeled, seeded, de-veined, and cut into strips
  • 12 cilantro sprigs, washed and dried

Directions

Blanch the tomatillos in 1 quart boiling water for 3 minutes. Drain and save 1/2 cup of the cooking water. Set aside, cool, and remove husks. Place tomatillos in a blender with the garlic, salt, and serrano chiles. Add 3 to 4 tablespoons cooking liquid and blend on high speed for 10 seconds. Set sauce aside.

Heat 1 tablespoon olive oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add the Mexican sausage and fry until browned and completely cooked through. Transfer sausage to paper towels to drain and set aside.

Simmer sauce for 5 minutes in a pan wide enough to dip tortillas. Heat the remaining oil in a large skillet over high flame. With tongs, dip 1 tortilla at a time in the hot oil for a few seconds to coat and heat and then dip the tortilla in tomatillo sauce. Place on a serving plate and fill with 1/12th of the Mexican sausage, 1 tablespoon minced onion, and 1/2 teaspoon minced cilantro. Roll the tortilla into the shape of an enchilada. Repeat with remaining tortillas. Top with sauce, sour cream, strips of green chile, and a cilantro sprig. Serve immediately.

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