Chili Rellenos

Chili Rellenos Recipe

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Joanne Hendriksen

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@Elizabeth33

If you love a great recipe for Rellenos, you know that a good one is hard to find. You will love this recipe and how good and easy they are to make.

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Serves:
4
Prep:
40 Min
Cook:
5 Min
Method:
Pan Fry

Ingredients

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12 large
fresh green chilies or whole canned green chilies
8 oz
monterey jack cheese or queso fresco cut into long narrow strips
8 oz
green chili enchilada sauce
12 oz
shredded melting cheese
1 c
fresh ground spelt flour
3/4 c
fresh ground popcorn, aka cornmeal
1 tsp
rumford's baking powder
1 tsp
salt
1 c
buttermilk
2 large
eggs

How to Make Chili Rellenos

Step-by-Step

  • 1Sift flour with baking powder and salt, and then add the cornmeal.
  • 2Blend milk with eggs in a separate bowl.
  • 3Then combine milk mixture with the dry ingredients and blend together.
  • 4(Sometimes more milk is needed to provide a smooth batter that clings to the chilies.)
  • 5Roast chilies in oven or over gas stove top flame until black.
  • 6Sweat in a plastic bag and seal it, or place in a bowl and cover it with plastic wrap.
  • 7Then peel the chilies, leaving the stems on.
  • 8Open a small slit below the stem and remove seed if desired.
  • 9Insert strips of cheese into the chilies, using care to not split them.
  • 10"Sew" shut with a toothpick.
  • 11Place on paper towel to drain.
  • 12Prepare the batter.
  • 13Preheat oil or lard to 375 degrees in an electric skillet of frying pan.
  • 14Dip the stuffed chilies in batter and place directly in frying oil and cook till golden.
  • 15Drain on absorbent paper towels.
  • 16Place on oven safe serving plate and top with green chili enchilada sauce and shredded cheese.
  • 17Put in warm oven and bake until cheese is melted.
  • 18This can also be done in a large baking pan if desired.
  • 19Serve with Refried Beans

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About Chili Rellenos

Course/Dish: Casseroles
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: Mexican
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids, Healthy
Hashtags: #spicy, #mexican




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