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stewed chicken for enchiladas

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Melissa Tsyitee
Las Cruces , NM

Yummy. My daughter loved it just as is.

(1 rating)
prep time 5 Min
cook time 40 Min

Ingredients For stewed chicken for enchiladas

  • 3 lb
    chicken breast with skin and bone...boneless and skinless works well if cooked in chicken broth
  • 1
    onion quartered
  • 4
    garlic cloves
  • 2 Tbsp
    powdered chicken bouillon
  • 6
    whole black peppercorns
  • 1
    bay leaf
  • 1 tsp
    ground cumin
  • salt to taste

How To Make stewed chicken for enchiladas

  • 1
    Bring 8 cups water to boil in large pot. Add chicken and all the remaining ingredients.
  • 2
    Reduce heat to medium and simmer for 40 minutes. Taste the broth for seasoning.
  • 3
    Remove from heat and allow the chicken to cool in the broth. Remove chicken and shred, discarding the skin and bone.
  • 4
    Strain the broth and reserve for another use or discard totally if not needed. Broth is not necessary for the enchiladas.

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