Gallina en salsa verde

Yield: 6 Servings

Measure Ingredient
1 \N 3 lb chicken; cut in pieces
1½ cup Canned chicken broth (about)
½ pounds Green tomatillos; fresh or canned
2 \N Stalks celery; chopped
1 \N Bunch fresh cilantro;chopped
1 \N Clove garlic; chopped
½ \N Onion; coarsely chopped
2 \N Fresh Jalapeno chiles; chopped

1. Place chicken in a large saucepan. Add the chicken broth to a depth of 1 in., or enough to steam the chicken. Bring to a boil, reduce heat, cover, and simmer very slowly for about 30 to 40 minutes.

2. To make salsa verde, place the remaining ingredients in another saucepan. Add 1 cup water, bring to a boil, cover, and simmer for 20 minutes or until the vegetables are softened Pour into an electric blender or food processor and blend until smooth.

3. Place the cooked chicken on serving platter; pour the sauce over. Serve at once with rice and beans. Note: Becauce this dish contains no grease or butter and is very light. You might wish to prepare it in two pots on the stove. When the chicken is cooked, the sauce should be ready to pour over.




From the <Micro Cookbook Collection of Mexican Recipes>. Downloaded from Glen's MM Recipe Archive, .

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