Chilaca Chile Snack (Botana de Chilacas)

Chilaca chiles are mild dark green chiles. In this recipe the chiles are charred then torn into thin strips and blended with the rest of the ingredients and left to sit for 30 minutes. Cream and cheese is added to the chiles. This can be eaten as snack or as a side dish to chicken or fish. No cooking required!
Recipe By: Flavors of the South, Recipes for "Heat Lovers"
  • Prep30 min |
  • Total30 min |
  • ServesN/A



Tear or cut the chiles lengthwise into thin strips. Place in a medium bowl and stir in the rest of the ingredients. Set aside for the flavors to meld, about 30 minutes.

Just before serving, stir thoroughly. Serve at room temperature.

Additional Notes

Optionally you can use 7 small poblano chiles rather than chilacas. Prepare in the same way.
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