It's Called Cha Cha Chicken - But Should be Called OMG Chicken!

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Well, Dana has been at it again.  For those of you who don't know, Dana is my baby sister.  With her culinary Cha Cha Chicken Recipebackground and natural ability to create the most delicious meals, she's created an amazing new recipe.

The main ingredients are chicken, chipotle and chorizo - this Cha Cha Chicken.  I made it for dinner last night and my husband ate the whole thing - less my portion, of course.

Ingredients

  • 2 large Chicken Breasts, diced
  • 2 tbl Oil
  • 1/2 small Onion, julienne
  • 2-3 cloves of Garlic, diced
  • 1/2 Cacique Pork Chorizo link
  • 2 Chipolte Chili Peppers, canned
  • 1/2 c bottled Chunky Salsa
  • 1 potato, peeled and diced Cha Cha Chicken Recipe
  • 2 tea Chicken Boullion or Base
  • 2 c Water, and as needed

Instructions

Heat oil in large skillet. Add diced chicken, onion and garlic. Stir occasionally, until chicken is browned and onions are tender.

Remove from skillet and set aside. Add the rest of ingredients, bring to boil. Lower heat and simmer until sauce thickens and potatoes are tender. Approximately15 minutes. Add Chicken mixture the last 5 minutes.

TIP: Using a fork, separate the Chipotle Peppers until they blend into the sauce. Serve over Rice or simply use a flour tortilla as a spoon.

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Rainmaker
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Brenda Kasprzyk
Real People Realty - Palos Heights, IL
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I am always looking for new chicken recipe's (that's fast and easy)

thanks

 

Apr 28, 2011 08:38 AM #1
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Pamela Cendejas
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Yes, Brenda, it was extremely easy to prepare.  It's delicious, too.

Apr 28, 2011 08:45 AM #2
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Karen Burket
Bank of Oregon a division of Willamette Valley Bank - Medford, OR
Valley Mortgage Grou, Conventional, FHA, VA, mortgages

NOW I know what I can do with that chorizo I have in the freezer that didn't get used for the breakfast burritos a few weeks ago! Winner winner, cha cha chicken dinner!!!!!

Apr 28, 2011 08:52 AM #3
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Pamela Cendejas
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You are so funny, Karen.  Before this recipe, I had never even eaten chorizo.  Now I'm a lifelong fan. Happy to help with the freezer cleanout.

Apr 28, 2011 10:32 AM #4
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Maggie McFarland
RE/MAX Pearland - Maggie McFarland - Pearland, TX
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YUM!!!! This looks so good!

Apr 28, 2011 04:47 PM #5
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Pamela Cendejas
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Hi Maggie - It IS good.  I'm making it again tonight.  Gotta use up the extra Chorizo.

Apr 29, 2011 04:30 AM #6
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Tammy Pearce
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I think Big Guy would love this....I'm getting chorizo on the next shopping trip!

Apr 30, 2011 02:08 PM #7
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Pamela Cendejas
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Hi Tammy - Hope the Big Guy likes it.  By the way, if you want a little less sauce, just reduce the water to 1 cup.  I made this again last night - my Big Guy loves, too - and I used I cup of chicken broth in place of the water.  Tasted great!

May 01, 2011 06:37 AM #8
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