Pollo Crema - Creamy Mexican Chicken - Aztecas Pollo A La CremaFrom julesong 9 years ago
- 6 boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into strips (or bite sized pieces) shopping list
- 1 medium fresh sweet onion, sliced (yellow or red onion, your preference) shopping list
- 2 tablespoons vegetable oil shopping list
- 3 cups boiling water shopping list
- 2 teaspoons beef bouillon granules shopping list
- 1 teaspoon chicken bouillon granules shopping list
- 6 ounces tomato paste shopping list
- 2 teaspoons minced roasted garlic shopping list
- 1 tablespoon dried ancho chile powder shopping list
- 1 teaspoon cumin shopping list
- 1/2 teaspoon cocoa powder shopping list
- 1/4 teaspoon cider vinegar shopping list
- 1 teaspoon dry sherry shopping list
- 1/4 teaspoon butter shopping list
- 1/2 teaspoon Tabasco sauce or your favorite hot sauce, to taste shopping list
- 1 cup Mexican crema (Mexican "Table Cream") shopping list
- salt & freshly ground black pepper, to taste shopping list
- 1/4 cup crumbled Cotija cheese, for garnish (also known as Queso Anejado, can substitute feta if necessary) shopping list
- chopped scallions, for garnish shopping list
- 1 ripe avocado, pitted, peeled, and cut into slices, for garnish shopping list
How to make it
- In a large skillet, heat the oil over medium temperature then sauté the sliced onion until it begins to soften, about 3 to 5 minutes.
- Add the chicken and sauté until browned, stirring occasionally, about 7 minutes.
- In another large saucepan over medium heat, stir together the boiling water and bouillon granules until dissolved.
- Add remaining ingredients (except for garnish) and the cooked chicken and onion, stir well, and simmer for 5 minutes.
- Garnish with crumbled Cotija, a bit of chopped scallion, and avocado, serve with rice and beans, and enjoy!
- Note: to make the sauce even better, instead of the bouillon granules and water use 2 cups homemade beef stock and 1 cup homemade chicken stock.
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The Cookjulesong Seattle, WA
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This sounds great!jencathen in loved it
Bookmarked! Sounds lovely. Here in Sweden, I will use something called "graddfil" It is like thick yogurt made from cream. Can't wait to try it.vikirose13 in Habo Sweden loved it