Diced Chili Relleno #Recipe! #Easy |We Got the FUNK

Monday, September 21, 2015

Diced Chili Relleno #Recipe! #Easy

My family LOVES Mexican food.  Like we eat it 2-3 times a week because it makes us happy and it is so delicious.  However, going out for our favorite items can get pretty pricey.  I am a pretty good cook so I decided one night last week that I was going to make chili relleno's, however, I quickly realized that I had no roasted chili's and so I improvised and the result was divine. 

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Diced Chili's folks.  It was what I had and it worked fantastic (plus the price point on the entire meal was 3x less than what we would have spent eating out).  When I had went grocery shopping that weekend I snagged some Egg Roll Wrappers, Mozzarella Cheese and completely forgot the chili's. Just has one of those spaced out busy mom in the grocery store moments. Luckily I had a couple cans of mild diced chili's and so I winged it. 

Ingredients: (Makes 12)

  • Egg Roll Wrappers
  • Mozzarella Cheese Brick
  • 2 cans of Diced Green Chili's
  • Frying oil (we use canola or vegetable).


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 Directions:


  • Chop the brick of cheese into 1/2 thick chunks
  • Lay the egg roll wrapper out flat on the counter.
  • Place a slice of mozzarella cheese in the center
  • Place a TBS of diced green chilis on top of the cheese. 
  • Fold the egg roll wrapper as you see in the photo below.  Fold sides in first, then the bottom, then roll up.
  • Seal it with a dab of water. 

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  •  In your deep fryer (or a pan of oil on the stove top), place your relleno's and fry until they are a nice golden brown. 

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Viola!  You have delicious crispy, ooey gooey Diced Chili Relleno's.  We paired this with some refried beans, Spanish rice and some green chili. 

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What do you think?  How many times have you had to wing a recipe and ended up loving it?


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