Pollo Ranchero


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Pollo Ranchero is made with tender chicken breast, onion, and peppers in a flavorful and aromatic tomato sauce. Serve up this crave-worthy dish alongside beans and rice or load it into warm tortillas with your favorite toppings. Yum!
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Pollo Ranchero
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What you need:

  • 1 tbsp olive oil (or avocado oil)
  • 1 lb boneless skinless chicken breast, sliced thin
  • 1/2 onion, thinly sliced
  • 1 poblano pepper, diced (or yellow chile pepper)
  • 1 jalapeno pepper, diced (seeds removed for less heat)
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 3 Roma tomatoes, chopped
  • 1/2 cup tomato sauce
  • 1/2 tsp cumin
  • Salt and pepper
  • 1/4 cup cilantro, chopped
  • 1 lime, juice
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Step 1 Heat the oil over medium high heat in a heavy skillet. Add the chicken to the skillet (with some oil if needed) in a single layer. Season with salt and pepper. Cook for 4-6 minutes, flipping as needed until the chicken is just cooked through and lightly browned. Remove and set aside.
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Step 2 Add the onion, tomatoes, and peppers to the skillet with a splash of water if needed. Saute for 5-7 minutes until becoming tender.
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Step 3 Add the garlic and cook for 1 minute until fragrant. Add the tomato sauce, and cumin. Cook for 3-5 minutes until tomatoes are softened and a thick, chunky sauce is forming. Season with salt and pepper if needed.
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Step 4 Add back in the chicken. Stir and cook for 1-2 minutes. Finish with freshly squeezed lime juice and cilantro.
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We hope you enjoy this delicious Pollo Ranchero recipe.
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