Mexican indios vestidos
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Mexican Indios Vestidos Recipe

The Indios Vestidos (dressed Indians) are cheese tacos bathed with egg and drowned in typical Mexican green sauce. Some people think they are a variation of the famous enchiladas, but these are fried tacos, unlike enchiladas.
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time35 mins
Course: Antojito, Main Course
Cuisine: Mexican
Keyword: Cheese, Chile, Enchiladas, Tacos
Servings: 8 people
Author: Lucy Bertoni Peña

Ingredients

Sauce

  • 53 oz Tomatillo
  • 7 Serrano chiles
  • 1 Onion
  • 2 Garlic cloves
  • Salt
  • Chicken concentrate
  • Water

Tacos

  • 10 Eggs
  • 2 tbsp Wheat flour
  • 1 1/2 Onion
  • Tortillas
  • Panela cheese
  • Salt
  • Oil
  • Cotija cheese
  • Sour cream

Instructions

Sauce

  • Blend all the ingredients of the salsa group. To make it easier you can blend tomatillo last.
  • Heat a saucepan with oil and add the sauce. Let it boil and check the seasoning.
  • If the sauce is very thick add broth or more water.

Tacos

  • Separate the egg yolks and whites from the eggs.
  • Using a mixer, beat egg whites until stiff. 
  • Add 1/2 tbsp of salt, 2 tbsp of wheat flour, continue beating and then add the egg yolks. Keep mixing at low speed.
  • Make the tacos with a piece of panela cheese and some onion slices.
  • Pass the tacos through the beaten egg and fry in hot oil.
  • When the tacos are fried, bathe with the green sauce and serve with cotija cheese and sour cream.

Video

Notes

  • You can also make Indios Desnudos (naked Indians). Follow the same steps without bathing the tacos with eggs.
  • You can add chopped onion to serve along with cotija cheese and sour cream.