Mexican Style Chicken

Mexican Style Chicken Recipe

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

How to Make Mexican Style Chicken


  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.

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About Mexican Style Chicken

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

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