Chili Rellenos

"Stuffed Chilies with melted Cheese and a crusty shell ready to eat quickly and easily.Add refried beans, flour tortillas and your favorite Salsa and you have a perfect Mexican Restaurant night out.I have used this recipe for almost 40 years and still love it ."
 
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Ready In:
35mins
Ingredients:
6
Yields:
8 pieces
Serves:
4
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ingredients

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directions

  • Drain chilies,Gently open and insert a slice of cheese.Dredge in flour and set aside on a plate.I salt and pepper the flour.
  • Beat egg whites to a stiff peak stage.Set aside.
  • Seperately mix egg yolks with 3 TBS flour.It will be thick.
  • Take a spoon of whites and gently fold into yolks.continue folding whites into yolks til they are combined.
  • Heat oil to about 350.
  • Dip chilies in batter and then put into hot oil.Fry on each side til golden brown.About 2 minute on each side.
  • Serve with salsa on top some refried beans and some warmed tortillas.

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Reviews

  1. SweetFuzion
    Wow! You know your recipe is one of the reasons I LOVE RECIPEZAAR! This was super easy, had a fabulous flavor-in fact it truely tasted like it came from a mexican restaurant. I did use canola oil to fry them in as well as an electric skillet so that I had a better way to control the heat. Anyway thanks so much for posting I will definately be making these alot!
     
  2. NorCal O2
    Tastes authentic & so easy. In fact the batter is so no fuss, that it's my new go to for fried fish and zucchini. Thanks a million.
     
  3. adopt a greyhound
    Great chili rellenos. I used freshly roasted anaheim chilies with Asadero cheese and they were great. Served with Recipe #95632, salsa and salsa verde all homemade.
     
  4. zaar junkie
    I really enjoyed this recipe. I used cheddar cheese as that's all I had in the fridge. It was pretty easy to make following the recipe directions. Yummy with a bit of sour cream. Thanks for posting.
     
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<p>I live in southern Oregon. <br />I cook at the local schools. <br />I also do alot of quilting. <br />My favorite thing to do is cook with my grand children.4 Boys and 2 Girls.At different times of course.</p>
 
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