- (In Mexican cooking) a dish of fried tortilla strips typically topped with a spicy tomato sauce and cheese.More example sentences
- This same spicy red sauce turns Romero's morning chilaquiles into an event.
- I love chilaquiles so we're going to a Mexican restaurant for brunch.
- Our entrées arrive. The chilaquiles are written up on the menu as Mexican lasagna: layers of tortilla, cheese, chicken, salsa and sour cream.