What should I make for dinner tonight? This might just be the number one question that we ask ourselves almost daily over here.
Then you have come to the right place, we have rounded up 15 crispy enchiladas that we have shared over the years.
Plus, there is such a variety of flavours in these recipes, so you are sure to find something for you. Most of these recipes are quick and easy ones made especially for busy weeknights.
15 Crispy Enchiladas
How do you make enchiladas crispy?
To prevent your tortillas from tearing or becoming soggy, quickly fry each corn tortilla in any oil you like for about 10 seconds on each side, until it starts to get crispy but is still pliable. This will add a barrier that will keep the tortilla from absorbing too much sauce, and also adds a little extra flavor.
How do you make enchiladas so not soggy?
The most important tip for avoiding soggy enchiladas is to briefly fry your tortillas in hot oil before you fill and roll. This creates a little bit of a barrier so that the tortillas don’t soak up too much of the sauce and therefore start to break down.
Why do my enchiladas come out soggy?
This is another difference between traditional preparations and the American one. Traditional enchiladas are made with less sauce but, because the tortillas are coated in sauce, it’s more evenly distributed throughout the dish. And, with less sauce, it’s less likely your tortillas will sog out and disintegrate.
Do I have to fry tortillas for enchiladas?
It’s important to pre-cook the tortillas because not only does cooking them help soften them for rolling, cooking them in a little fat helps develop the flavor of the tortillas. As the tortillas brown a little, remove them to a plate.
Should you cover enchiladas while baking?
Step 5: Bake Enchiladas and Serve
Most enchiladas are baked covered with foil until heated through. Oven temperatures and baking times vary per recipe, but on average they cook in a 350°F oven for about 25 minutes. Sprinkle the cheese on top of the enchiladas after they are heated through.
Can you air fry tortillas for enchiladas?
Place tortillas with the seam side down to keep the mixture in the tortillas while cooking. Before cooking, line the air fryer basket with foil and add the tortillas in batches. Top with enchilada sauce and cheese and cook for about 4 minutes at 350°F or until cheese is melted. Top as desired and enjoy!
How do you fry flour tortillas?
Heat a skillet over medium-high heat and add 2-3 tablespoons of oil. Once the oil is smoking hot, use tongs to carefully add a tortilla to the hot oil. Cook for 5-10 seconds until golden brown, then flip and fry another 5-10 seconds. The tortilla with puff up like a balloon once flipped.
How can I make canned enchilada sauce better?
How do you roll enchiladas with flour tortillas?
What kind of tortilla is used for enchiladas?
Tortillas: Corn tortillas are traditionally used in Mexican-style enchiladas, but I typically use flour tortillas (which are more commonly used in Tex-Mex and American-style enchiladas) since they are much easier to roll. That said, just about any style of tortillas will work in this recipe.