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Two Entomatadas topped with queso fresco and cilantro in a tomato sauce
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Entomatadas de Pollo (Chicken Entomatadas)

Entomatadas de Pollo (Chicken Entomatadas) is a tasty and easy Mexican recipe. It’s made with fried tortillas stuffed with chicken and drenched in a savory tomato sauce.
Prep Time14 mins
Cook Time26 mins
Total Time40 mins
Course: Dinner
Cuisine: Mexican
Servings: 4
Calories: 816kcal


  • 4 Roma tomatoes
  • 1 jalapeño
  • ¼ onion
  • 1 garlic
  • Water
  • Salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 cup oil
  • 8 corn tortillas
  • 1 lb cooked chicken shredded
  • 1 10-ounce package Queso Fresco
  • Chopped Cilantro optional


  • In a stock pot, add tomatoes, jalapeño, onion, garlic, and water.
  • (Add enough water to cover everything).
  • Bring to a boil and let simmer for 10 minutes.
  • Turn heat off.
  • Carefully discard the water.
  • Add everything from the pot to a blender.
  • Add salt and cumin to the blender.
  • Blend until smooth.
  • Pour salsa into a deep plate.
  • Heat oil in a large pan.
  • Fry each tortilla individually for 1 minute on each side.
  • Place on a paper towel to drain any excess fat.
  • Dip the fried tortilla in the salsa.
  • Place the tortilla on the serving plate and fill with a few pieces of chicken.
  • Fold over the other side of the tortilla.
  • Repeat with each tortilla until done.
  • Top with Queso Fresco and cilantro.
  • Serve immediately.



Make the sauce ahead of time for faster cooking. 
Cover the entomatadas with foil paper to keep them warm. 


Calories: 816kcal | Carbohydrates: 27g | Protein: 32g | Fat: 65g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 85mg | Sodium: 114mg | Potassium: 513mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 601IU | Vitamin C: 13mg | Calcium: 62mg | Iron: 2mg