Stewed Chicken for Enchiladas

Stewed Chicken For Enchiladas Recipe

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Melissa Tsyitee


Yummy. My daughter loved it just as is.


★★★★★ 1 vote

5 Min
40 Min


  • 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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