Thursday, January 12, 2012

Pollo Al Chipotle-Chicken With Chipotle Peppers

Pollo Al Chipotle-Chicken With Chipotle Peppers
This is an authentic Mexican dish,  from the Guerrero region.
Spicy and Delicious
1 cut up chicken
Salt and pepper
3 cloves garlic
4 peppercorns
2 whole cloves
1/2 tsp.ground cumin
1/4small onion
1/2cup water
1tbl. oil
2 onions sliced
5 roma tomatoes-thinly sliced
3 chipotles chilies in adobo sauce (found in cans in the Mexican section of your grocers)

Lightly salt and pepper the chicken, set aside.
In a blender puree the garlic, peppercorns, cloves, cumin, and onion quarter with 1/4cup of the water.set aside.
Heat oil in a large skillet. add the sliced onions and cook for 3 minutes until they are transparent.
Add the puree, and stir and cook over medium heat for 10 minutes.
Add the tomatoes, when the mix comes to a boil reduce heat to a simmer and cook an additional 5 minutes.
In a blender puree the chillies with the remaining 1/4cup water, then add to the skillet.boil for 2 minutes.
Add the chicken cover and cook over low heat for about 25 minutes or until the chicken is tender.

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