Definition of chilaquiles in English:


Syllabification: chi·la·qui·les
Pronunciation: /ˌCHēläˈkēlās


  • (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.


from Nahuatl.

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