Mexican Chicken

Posted May 8, 2013 by admin
Posted in : Cuisines :
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  • Prep Time :
    20 min
  • Cook Time :
    60 min
  • Ready Time :
    1 hour, 20 min




  • 6 to 12 whole thighs
  • 1/4 cup vegetable oil
  • 2 Cups white onion, diced
  • 2 clove garlic chopped
  • 2 pounds tomatillos quartered
  • 4 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon chipotle chile in adobo chopped
  • 2 Cups chicken broth
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt & pepper


This is an easy dish to make for a real Mexican family dinner. Serve over rice.


Heat oil in a heavy 8 quart pot or deep fry pan, season thighs with salt and pepper brown on both sides and remove to a plate.  Cook the onion till soft, add garlic, cook 30 seconds more, add tomatillos and cook together for 10 minutes, add the brown sugar and chipotle chile with adobo sauce, salt and pepper, stir well and bring to a boil.  Add the chicken parts and broth, reduce to a simmer and cook for 45 minutes to concentrate flavors.  Thicken with corn starch and cold water as and if desired.