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Mexican Chicken Stew Recipe

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This recipe for Mexican Chicken Stew, by , is from Favorite Recipes from Generation to Generation , one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Jan Harris
Added: Tuesday, October 17, 2006


4 tbsp. olive oil
1 medium onion, chopped
4 large cloves garlic, chopped
2 jalapenos, seeded and chopped
1 tbsp. dried oregano
1 tsp. dried cumin
1 (28 oz) can diced tomatoes
3 cups shredded cooked chicken (I used deli-chicken and deboned)
3 dashes Worchestershire sauce
3-4 cups chicken stock
1 lime
1 cup cooked white or brown rice
Sour cream for garnish
Fresh cilantro leaves for garnish(or just add to stew pot)

Heat oil in large saucepan over medium heat.
Add onion and saute for 1-2 minutes. Add garlic and jalapeno and stir until soft (don't brown). Add spices and cook for 1-2 minutes. Add tomatoes, chicken, Worcestershire and stock. Bring to a simmer and cook 20 minutes.
Cut lime in half, squeeze juice into the pot.
Add rice and cook 5 minutes longer. Season to taste with salt/pepper.

Ladle into bowls and garnish with sour cream and cilantro.

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