I decided I wanted to make green chili with smoked chicken Thursday night.
Given that I would not have a lot of time for smoking the chicken, it being a work-night and all, I decided to start with boneless skinless thighs.
Along with the chicken, I smoked some Anaheim and Jalapeno chilies. It took around 2 hours to smoke the things and stuff and not too much longer to get everything combined in the crock pot.
It really turned out great. My dish did not last long at all at the potluck.
Here is the recipe ....
3 lbs Boneless skinless chicken thighs
4 Anaheim chiles
1 Jalapeno pepper
¼ cup cooking oil
1 medium onion
Cilantro (½ cup finely chopped fresh)
2 tbsp all-purpose flour
1 tsp cumin
1 tbsp lime juice
One 28-ounce can crushed tomatillos (blended)
3 cups chicken stock
1 cup beer
Use taco seasoning as a rub on the chicken.
Put chicken and Anaheim chilies and jalapeno pepper into roasting pan.
Smoke for 2.5 hours at about 250.
chilies and pepper came out before that time.
Chop up chiles, pepper, and onion
Add to oil along with cilantro and garlic.
Saute for 10 minutes
Add flour and cook 3 more minutes
Put everything into crockpot.
Cook on low for 8ish hours.
At work, I had the crock pot on low for several hours as well.
I loved how it turned out. I will absolutely make this (or something close to it) again.
I would like to try this with smoked pork butt. Maybe sausage. More heat. Less heat.
The options are endless.