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  • Serves: 4 Servings

Green Tomatillo Chicken

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Category: Poultry, Mexican

 Ingredients List

  • 4 Whole chicken legs w/thighs
  • 2 tb Salad oil
  • 1 lb Fresh tomatillos*
  • 1 Large onion,chopped
  • 2 Large fresh jalapeno chilies
  • 1 Garlic clove,pressed/minced
  • 1/2 c Fresh cilantro leaves
  • Salt
  • Pepper


* - cored and chopped

1. Remove chicken skin. Pour oil into 10-12" frying pan over medium-high
heat. Add chicken and brown, turning as needed, 8-12 minutes. Add
tomatillos, onion, chilies, and garlic. Cover and simmer, turning chicken
occasionally, until meat is no longer pink at thigh bone (cut to test),
about 30 minutes. With a slotted spoon, transfer chicken to a platter; keep
warm. 2. Boil sauce, uncovered, over high heat until most of the liquid
evaporates, 6-8 minutes. Pour sauce over chicken. Sprinkle with cilantro.
Add salt and pepper to taste.

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