Enchiladas are a delicious Mexican dish that can be made with chicken, beef, or vegetables. They are usually served with a sauce on top and can be quite messy to eat.
One of the biggest problems people have with enchiladas is that they tend to get soggy quickly. In this blog post, we will discuss some tips on how to keep your enchiladas from getting soggy, so you can enjoy them without having to worry about making a mess!
The secret to keeping enchiladas from getting soggy is to use fresh corn tortillas. Fry them on each side in a pan with 1/2 inch of vegetable oil. Once the tortillas are light brown and crispy, coat with sauce and fill the tortilla, and roll it while it’s in the pan.
How to Keep Enchiladas From Getting Soggy
The secret to keeping enchiladas from getting soggy is using fresh corn tortillas and frying them before assembling the enchiladas. Coat the enchiladas in sauce and then fry each side and then fill and roll or you can fry first then coat in red or green sauce, fill, and roll.
These two methods help to keep your enchiladas from getting mushy.
How to Fix Soggy Enchiladas
If your enchiladas are already soggy, there is still hope. You can try to revive them by frying them on medium heat with some vegetable oil. This will help to crisp them up again.
Another option is to put them in the oven on high heat for about five minutes and then top them with sauce once you’re ready to plate them.
Will Enchiladas Get Soggy in the Fridge?
You might be wondering if enchiladas will get soggy in the fridge. The answer is no, they should not get soggy if you fried the tortillas before assembling the enchiladas.
However, if you do not fry them first, they may become a little soggy over time.
If you are going to store your enchiladas in the fridge, it is best to wait until you are ready to eat them before topping them with sauce. This will help keep them from becoming too mushy.
Add your sauce to the enchiladas when you’re ready to eat them.
Why is My Enchilada Casserole Watery?
One possible reason your enchilada casserole is watery is that you poured the sauce on before baking. You want to pour the sauce on after baking.
Another possibility is that you did fry the tortillas before assembling the casserole. Doing this step helps keep your enchiladas from becoming watery and mushy.
Bake your enchiladas at 350 degrees Fahrenheit for 20 minutes covered with foil and 10-15 minutes uncovered until the cheese is melted.
How to store enchiladas without making them soggy?
Store your enchiladas in an air-tight container for up to 2 days in the fridge to keep them fresh.
To preserve enchiladas longer freeze them in an airtight container and they will last for up to 3 months.
*Store without sauce covering enchiladas*
Enchiladas are a tasty dish. There’s nothing quite like coming home to a steaming plate of enchilada casserole and diving right in with your family or guests. But as anyone who has ever tried making them knows, they’re not always the easiest dish to execute flawlessly.
The secret is out!
To keep your tortillas from turning soggy, fry them before assembling your enchiladas – it’ll crisp up those edges for sure! And if you’ve already made an error?
No worries: frying will help bring life back into that soggy mess by crisping up the outside layer again so there might still be hope after all.
Enjoy these tips on how to make enchiladas!