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Green Chile Fried Chicken Recipe

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Added: Friday, March 28, 2008


1 (8 oz) carton sour cream
1/4 c. milk
1 (4 oz) can diced green chile peppers
2 T. snipped fresh cilantro
2 T. lime juice
1 clove garlic, minced
3/4 t. ground cumin
1/2 t. salt
1/4 t. ground black pepper
1 chicken, cut into pieces, skinned if desired
3/4 c. flour
Cooking oil
Bottled hot pepper sauce (optional)
Lime wedge (optional)

1. In a bowl combine sour cream, milk, chile peppers, cilantro, lime juice, garlic, cumin, salt and black pepper. Place chicken pieces in a zip-top plastic bag and set in a shallow dish. Pour sour cream mixture over chicken, seal bag. Refrigerate overnight; turn bag occasionally.
2. Place flour in a shallow dish. Remove chicken from sour cream mixture. Discard remaining sour cream mixture. Add chick pieces to flour mixture, a few at a time, turning to coat.
3. Fry in hot oil until golden brown and fully cooked.

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Number Of Servings:
4 to 6




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