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Chicken Ranchero From New Mexico Cooking

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Category: Mexican

 Ingredients List

  • 4 Chicken breasts
  • 3 lg Tomatoes, finely chopped
  • 3 Green chiles, roasted,
  • -peeled, seeded, finely
  • -chopped
  • 1 Onion, finely chopped
  • 1 c Chicken broth
  • Salt to taste
  • 1 Jalapeno, seeded, finely
  • -chopped
  • 2 tb All-purpose flour
  • 3 tb Chili powder
  • 3 tb Vegetable oil
  • 2 1/2 c Water
  • 1/2 ts Salt
  • 2/3 c Monterey jack cheese, grated


1. Poach chicken breasts in boiling, salted water 10 minutes.

2. Preheat oven to 450F.

3. In saucepan, mix together tomatoes, green chiles, onion and chicken
broth. Bring to a boil.

4. Cover and simmer 1/2 hour or until vegetables are soft.

5. Add salt, to taste, and jalapeno pepper.

6. In another pan, blend flour; chili powder and oil. Add water and salt,
and bring to a boil. Simmer gently 5 minutes, stirring occasionally

7. Pour sauce into a 9-inch square baking dish and place chicken breasts on
top of sauce.

8. Pour green chile and tomato sauce over the chicken breasts and sprinkle
generously with graqted cheese.

9. Bake uncovered 15 to 20 minutes, until chicken is tender and cheese is

Good as family or company dish. Notice that the chicken is poached...oh

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