Easy Chicken Chile Verde

Chile VerdeI don’t always have time (or the ingredients) to do the full chile verde recipe. So sometimes I do this extremely easy version. The great thing about recipes like this is that you can prepare them very quickly and still have a great meal. Even if you don’t have a lot of time, you can still impress!

Follow along as I show you just how easy Mexican food can be.


2 lbs. chicken, cubed
1 medium onion
3 cans chopped green chiles
salt to taste

Getting it Done:

1. Saute chopped onion and garlic (about 1 tablespoon) in olive oil until onion is transparent.

2. Add cubed chicken and brown.

3. Add green chiles and simmer for 15-30 minutes.

4. Add salt to taste (but not too much).

5. Serve with white rice and tortillas. Dress plate with a dollop of sour cream and perhaps a sprinkle of cheese over the chile.

That’s all there is to this one! Quick, painless and delicious. Try it out then let me know your thoughts in the comments below.

Until next time, remember to…

Play with your food!


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About Lane

Lane Baldwin is a an internationally-acclaimed singer, songwriter, author and food lover. He wasn't trained in France, and he doesn't have his own TV show. He just loves to cook, and loves sharing what he's learned over the years. In his "real life," Lane has toured the world, bringing his special brand of Blues-infused Americana to millions of fans. At home he leads a quiet life filled with good books, good food and good friends.