Chicken Almendrado

Chicken Almendrado Recipe

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1/2 c
onion, chopped
2 Tbsp
1 Tbsp
vegetable oil
1 c
chicken broth
1/4 c
almonds, slivered
1 Tbsp
red chiles, ground
1 tsp
1/2 tsp
1/2 tsp
cinnamon, ground
chicken breasts, halved and boneless
almonds, slivered

How to Make Chicken Almendrado


  • 1Cook and stir onion in margarine and oil in a 10-inch skillet, until tender.
  • 2Stir in broth, 1/4 cup of almonds, the ground red chiles, vinegar, sugar and cinnamon.
  • 3Heat to boiling; reduce the heat and simmer, uncovered, for 10 minutes.
  • 4Spoon mixture into a blender container, cover and blend on low speed until smooth, about 1 minute.
  • 5Return sauce to skillet.
  • 6Dip chicken breasts into the sauce to coat both sides.
  • 7Place skin sides up in a single layer in the skillet.
  • 8Heat to boiling and then reduce the heat, cover and simmer until done, about 45 minutes.
  • 9Serve sauce over chicken and sprinkle with the remaining slivered almonds.

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About Chicken Almendrado

Course/Dish: Chicken
Other Tag: Quick & Easy