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Suegra's Tomatillo Chicken

Rated as 4.38 out of 5 Stars
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"Chicken pieces are seared and then simmered in a tomatillo sauce. This is my mother in law's recipe from the state of Zacatecas, Mexico. Serve with warm tortillas and your choice of rice or beans as side. We recommend a cold cola pop to accompany your delicious meal."
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Ingredients

30 m servings 487
Original recipe yields 4 servings

Directions

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  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (200 degrees C). Place the tomatillos, California chilies, and red chile peppers into a small roasting pan or a rimmed baking sheet. Roast for about 20 minutes, turning frequently. If the chilies start to get too dark, remove them and place into a food processor or blender.
  2. Heat the oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add chicken pieces and cook, turning to sear evenly on all sides.
  3. Combine the tomatillos and chilies in a blender or food processor and blend until smooth. Season with salt to taste. Pour this mixture in with the chicken. Reduce the heat to medium-low, cover and simmer until chicken is tender, 20 to 25 minutes.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 487 calories; 33.7 7.1 37.8 108 101 Full nutrition

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Most helpful positive review

This was a great recipe! I did put a tablespoon of sugar in the blender with the tomatillos and peppers but that is all I changed. When I tasted the sauce at first I thought WOW! this is hot ...

Most helpful critical review

The dish is a nice idea but the tomatillos have a very sourish flavor once roasted. You will need to cut the flavor with a small amount of suger.

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The dish is a nice idea but the tomatillos have a very sourish flavor once roasted. You will need to cut the flavor with a small amount of suger.

This was a great recipe! I did put a tablespoon of sugar in the blender with the tomatillos and peppers but that is all I changed. When I tasted the sauce at first I thought WOW! this is hot ...

Simple and tasty! Like everyone else, we looked for a recipe to use the tomatillos from our garden. We made slight modifications to this recipe because we did not have all the ingredients on ha...

great, did not have dried chilis, use fresh red peppers and one jalepeno pepper. Loved the flavor and how it accented the chicken

I made the recipe as written. I loved it. I have a garden full of tomatillo's that are about to be made like this and froze.

Made it with modifications...some garlic and salt, fresh chillies, and onion....tastes wonderful!