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Chicken Almendrado

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“This is a delicious Mexican dish that has a garlic sauce that is thickened with almonds, a definite Spanish influence. Adjust the spiciness to your taste.”
1hr 10mins

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Brown chicken on all sides in oil in a large pot.
  2. Add onion, garlic, and serranos to the pot.
  3. Season chicken with salt and pepper.
  4. Add stock, then simmer, covered, over low heat, for about 1 hour, or until chicken is tender.
  5. In a blender or food processor, combine almonds, sliced garlic, and 1/2 cup of cooking liquid.
  6. Process into a coarse paste.
  7. Remove chicken from pot and add paste to the pot and cook until sauce has reduced and thickened.
  8. Place chicken on a platter and cover with sauce and sprinkle with chopped cilantro.
  9. Serve over rice.

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