Mexitalian Chicken and Gravy

2
Helene Lopes

By
@Gypsyrita

Chicken thighs, dry sauce mixes and Rotels make for a quick and easy meal. Add jalapeños if you want more heat!

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Serves:
4
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
45 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

8
chicken thighs
1 pkg
knorr parma rosa sauce
1 pkg
knorr roasted chicken gravy
2 c
water, divided 1 cup/1 cup
1 can(s)
rotel lime and cilantro diced tomatoes
oil for pan or use rendered chicken fat
salt for the chicken
2
green onions, chopped
some cilantro leaves
french fries

How to Make Mexitalian Chicken and Gravy

Step-by-Step

  • 1You'll need a pan for the chicken, a small bowl to mix the dry sauces with 1 cup of water, a plate to hold the chicken while you make the sauce, and serving dishes.
  • 2Trim most of the fat from the chicken and put it in the pan to render. Meanwhile add dry mixes to a bowl and stir in 1 c of water until relatively smooth.
  • 3Dry the chicken and salt it , the fat should be rendered. Remove crispy pieces from pan and save for later to eat. Add the chicken and fry at medium-high until chicken is almost done.
  • 4Place chicken on a plate and cover.
  • 5Add the can of Rotels and stir until warmed. Push aside and turn heat to medium. Add the sauce mixes and stir, add the other cup of water and turn heat up a notch to bring to boil, mixing to a smooth consistency incorporating rotels into the sauce.
  • 6Add chicken and spoon sauce over to cover. Taste the sauce for salt. Let simmer 30 minutes until chicken is done and sauce has reduced, stirring occasionally and turning the chicken.
  • 7Make your favorite french fries and a green salad. I made cannellinis with tomatoes, garlic and oil.
  • 8To serve, place french fries on plate with a piece of chicken, ladle the sauce over the fries and the chicken, garnish with green onions and cilantro. Enjoy!

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About Mexitalian Chicken and Gravy

Course/Dish: Chicken, Potatoes, Other Sauces
Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: Mexican
Other Tag: Quick & Easy
Hashtags: #easy, #fast, #fusion