byron bay chilli co flautas recipe

Byron Bay Chilli Co: Chicken Flautas with Avocado Hot Sauce

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Byron Bay Chilli Co adapted this recipe from The Whole Chile Pepper Book, by Dave Dewitt and Nancy Gerlach, into the flautas you see here.

byron bay chilli co flautas recipe

Byron Bay Chilli Co: Chicken Flautas with Avocado Hot Sauce Ingredients

Flautas:

  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons oil
  • 2 chicken breasts, poached, skin removed, shredded
  • 1/2 cup chopped fresh coriander
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 1 cup shredded tasty cheese
  • 24 corn tortillas
  • vegetable oil for frying

Avocado Hot Sauce:

  • 2 large avocados, pitted and peeled
  • 2 tablespoons chopped onion
  • 1/2 teaspoon chopped garlic
  • 1/4 cup BBCC Salsa Picante or Green Jalapeno Chilli Sauce
  • 1 large jalapeno chilli, chopped

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Cooking Instructions

Flautas:

  1. Saute the onion and garlic in the oil until soft.
  2. Mix the onion, chicken, coriander, cumin and sour cream.
  3. Heat the oil and cook the tortillas, one at a time, for a few seconds to soften,
    being careful they do not become too crisp.
  4. Overlap two tortillas (cover one half of one with the other) and place on it a couple
    of tablespoons of the filling.
  5. Sprinkle with cheese, roll tightly, and secure with toothpicks.
  6. Deep fry until crisp and browned, then drain.
  7. Remove the toothpicks and serve with avocado sauce and salsa on the side for dipping.

Avocado Hot Sauce:

  1. Place all the ingredients in a blender and puree until smooth.
  2. Serve with beans, rice and salad

Serves :12 flautas

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