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A Mexican dish made of pieces of fried tortilla cooked under layers of a usually tomato-based sauce and cheese, often served at breakfast with eggs and refried beans.

[Mexican Spanish, from Nahuatl chīlāquilitl, greens cooked in chili broth : chīlātl, chilli broth (chīlli, chīl-, chilli + ātl, ā-, water; see axolotl) + quilitl, greens, leafy vegetables.]
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We were urged to try breakfast dishes that aren't found anywhere else on the island such as Huevos a la Mexicana (Mexican-style eggs with the beans and beef bacon) and Chilaquiles con Huevo (a crispy tortilla dish with Guajillo sauce and eggs).
Mientras Jorge Luis conversaba con este, Lesvy se comio unos chilaquiles con carne al pastor.
Pese a que a veces extrana estar con la gente que quiere o unos buenos chilaquiles, es mas lo que ha ganado: "Conocer lugares extraordinarios, pero es una fortuna cuando uno hace las cosas que le gustan y le apasionan", dice resuelto.
Like panzanella in Tuscany or chilaquiles in Mexico, French toast is a classic in part because it uses an ingredient that people tend to keep around.
The same goes for its American Meatloaf, Pineapple Grilled Pork Chop, Beef Pochero with Eggplant Salsa, Chicken Fajitas, Red Beans and Chicken Chilaquiles.
A spokesman for KFC said: "In Mexico, chilaquiles with pulled chicken are a favourite breakfast option, whilst in Indonesia, chicken porridge is a morning must-have.
The complimentary Desayuno Express bar showcases a full range of breakfast items, including a rotation of egg and meat selections, pastries, yogurt, fruit, coffee, juices, and regional dishes such as chicken chilaquiles and molletes.
En la Hacienda de los Morales preparabamos salmon con salsa holandesa, barbacoa y chilaquiles.
So after recovering from her flu, Rodriguez got back to eating stuff she loves, such as pancakes and chilaquiles.
As it comes from a resort, there are naturally a lot of recipes in the book for morning meals, but this section is not full of standard fare like pancakes and eggs, but sustaining plates of vegetable scrambles, enchiladas, chilaquiles, and The Ravens' bestseller, Citrus Polenta with Braised Garden Greens, slathered with Creamy Toasted Cashew Sauce.
The delicious chilaquiles at the ground-floor restaurant are reason enough to visit.
Dinners average $25 and include offerings such as Kobe meatloaf, lasagna, filet mignon with merlot-braised mushrooms, grilled salmon, miso-glazed Chilean seabass, cantina chilaquiles verdes (layered corn tortillas), grilled black grouper or brick-pressed chicken breast.