Total Time
Prep 30 mins
Cook 11 mins

Chili Nation—Jane and Michael Stern. If you do not have fresh herbs, then don’t bother with this recipe. Heat level is low.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a food processor or blender, combine the marjoram, chives, parsley, oregano, basil, tomatillos, green chilies, and chicken broth.
  2. Pulse until the mixture is a very coarse puree, not smooth; set aside.
  3. In a big skillet, saute the garlic and scallions in the oil until soft.
  4. Add in the chicken; sprinkle in the sugar and brown the chicken well.
  5. Add in the herb puree and jalapeno powder.
  6. Cook over low heat for 7 minutes.
  7. Taste and add salt as needed.
  8. Stir in the masa harina mixture and cook for 4 minutes, until thickened.
  9. Serve with boiled small spring potatoes.

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