Stuffed Poblono Chiles

Poblanos Rellenos

Preparation info
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Appears in
Food from My Heart: Cuisines of Mexico Remembered and Reimagined

By Zarela Martínez

Published 1992

  • About

One of the crowning glories of Mexican cuisine is chiles en nogada, which hail from the state of Puebla. To make this famous dish, poblano chiles are stuffed with a mixture of braised meat (usually pork) and assorted dried and fresh fruits, then usually dipped in beaten egg and deep-fried. The chiles are then covered with a sauce made with a type of cream cheese and ground unripe pecans or walnuts and garnished with pomegranate seeds. The dish has the most patriotic associations beca