Chicken Simmered in Red Chile Sauce Recipe

Posted by
Rate It!
Chicken Simmered in Red Chile Sauce
Add your photo!



  1. Preheat oven to 350º.
  2. Heat olive oil in frying pan and brown chicken breasts on both sides.
  3. Remove from pan and place in oven proof baking dish.
  4. Open dried chiles, remove and discard seeds and stem.
  5. (Seeds are removed to prevent burning) Cut chiles into pieces.
  6. Melt butter in frying pan.
  7. Lightly sauté chiles in butter.
  8. Add chopped onions and garlic.
  9. Tear tortillas into pieces and add to pan.
  10. (The tortillas help to thicken sauce.) Sauté until ingredients are lightly browned.
  11. Add chicken stock and salt and simmer until ingredients are soft.
  12. Remove from heat and cool sauce to room temperature.
  13. Transfer cooled sauce to blender and blend until smooth.
  14. Pour sauce over chicken breasts.
  15. Bake at 350º for 20-25 minutes or until chicken is done.
  16. Remove from oven, top with shredded jack cheese and garnish with sprigs of cilantro.
  17. Bake a few additional minutes to melt cheese if necessary.
Kitchen-Friendly View

Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 545.8 Kcal (2285 kJ)
Calories from fat 269.99 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 30g 46%
Cholesterol 183.53mg 61%
Sodium 1640.95mg 68%
Potassium 922.55mg 20%
Total Carbs 13.47g 4%
Sugars 4.08g 16%
Dietary Fiber 1.61g 6%
Protein 58.54g 117%
Vitamin C 34.6mg 58%
Vitamin A 0.4mg 12%
Iron 0.4mg 2%
Calcium 257mg 26%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 127.92 Kcal (536 kJ)
Calories from fat 63.28 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 7.03g 46%
Cholesterol 43.01mg 61%
Sodium 384.59mg 68%
Potassium 216.22mg 20%
Total Carbs 3.16g 4%
Sugars 0.96g 16%
Dietary Fiber 0.38g 6%
Protein 13.72g 117%
Vitamin C 8.1mg 58%
Vitamin A 0.1mg 12%
Iron 0.1mg 2%
Calcium 60.2mg 26%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
Find out how many calories should you eat.


  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
Search recipes
by ingredients
Construct & Analyze
Your Recipe

Recipe Tags

Weightwatchers Points

  • 13.1
  • 14

Good Points

  • saturated fat free

Bad Points

  • High in Sodium

Share Recipe

Get Your Recipe of Health!
Follow RecipeOfHealth on Facebook!
Scroll to top