Chilaca chiles are mild dark green chiles. In this recipe the chiles charred then sliced into thin strips and sautéed. Cream and cheese is added to the chiles. This can be eaten as snack or as a side dish to chicken or fish.
This recipe reduces the fat compared to fried chips but still provides for a nice tasty tortilla chip. Tortillas can be cut into wedges for dipping or in strips for use in tortilla soup or chilequiles.
Recipe for Candied Jalapeno Chiles. You can use these peppers as a condiment with a soft cheese such as Chevre, or to stuff in a sandwich.