Chicken Verde

READY IN: 3hrs 20mins
Recipe by canarygirl

Craving Mexican? Tasty shredded chicken in sauce will leave you craving more. This recipe will make enough to leave you with leftovers! It reheats well fact I think it gets better with time...

Top Review by Donna

As I expected!! DELICIOUS! the smell of the house as this was cooking was worth it just for that! but the taste! a definate keeper my hubby loved this and so did I! I didn't wrap in a tortilla but instead just dipped the tortillas, this is really amazingly good and simple and I encourage everyone to try it! Thanks Canarygirl, I love this! Donna

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a fairly shallow soup pot, place chicken, water, 1 onion, halved, 2 cloves garlic, halved, and salt and pepper.
  2. Bring to a boil and simmer 1-2 hours until chicken is very tender and falling off bones.
  3. Remove chicken, and allow to cool enough to handle.
  4. Strain stock, and discard veggies, reserving the stock in the same pot.
  5. When chicken is cool enough to handle, shred chicken, by pulling it apart, discarding skin and bones.
  6. Add meat to soup pot.
  7. Add remaining ingredients and simmer, uncovered, 1 hour, or until desired thickness of sauce is achieved.
  8. Serve in burritos with rice, beans, cheese, sour cream and guacamole.

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