Mexican Style Chicken Recipe

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Mexican Style Chicken

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Ingredients

2
broiler fryer chickens
1 qt
water
1
bay leaf
2
garlic cloves, crushed
8
peppercorns, cracked
1 Tbsp
salt
1 c
chopped onion
1/4 c
oil
28 oz
tomatoes, canned italian-style and diced
2 can(s)
green chile peppers, chopped
pepper
1/2 tsp
oregano
4
garlic cloves, mashed

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Poach chicken pieces until almost tender, about 15 minutes, in 1 quart well-seasoned water. (I add chicken base, basil, oregano and rice wine.)
2
Add bay leaf, 2 cloves of garlic, peppercorns and salt.
3
Let chicken cool in broth.
4
Saute onion until golden in hot oil in a dutch oven.
5
Add the tomatoes and chiles.
6
Season the sauce with salt, pepper and oregano.
7
Add 2 cups reserved chicken stock.
8
Boil 5 minutes, add mashed garlic and correct the seasoning.
9
Place chicken in baking dish, pour all of the sauce over it, cover, and bake in a 350 oven for 15 minutes, until bubbly.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Chicken
Regional Style: Mexican
Other Tag: Quick & Easy