Jaime's Chorizo Enchiladas

Recipe courtesy Chuck's Week Off: Mexico
Show: Chuck's Week Off Episode: Mexico City
TOTAL TIME: 25 min
Prep: 15 min
Inactive Prep: --
Cook: 10 min
 
YIELD: 4 servings
LEVEL: Easy

ingredients

CHORIZO:
  • A few sprigs fresh oregano, chopped
  • 2 guajillo chiles, rehydrated and seeded
  • 1 ancho chile, rehydrated and seeded
  • 1 teaspoon/5 ml salt
  • Freshly ground pepper
  • 2 tablespoons/30 ml olive oil
    SERVING:
    • Tortillas
    • Refried beans
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    Directions

    For the chorizo: Using a food processor, process the pork, vinegar, smoked paprika, coriander, cumin, garlic, oregano and chiles until combined. Sprinkle with the salt and some pepper.

    In a large skillet, heat the oil over medium-high heat and cook, stirring, until the meat is cooked through, about 10 minutes. Add a little water to keep the meat moist if necessary.

    Serve on tortillas with refried beans, pico de gallo and cheese.

    Cook's Note: Add some salsa and cheese at the end of cooking the meat to maximize the flavors and bring moisture to the meat.
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