Chicken in Guajillo Sauce


Guaijllo chile Onion Garlic Cumin (ground or whole) Salt Water Olive oil Chicken legs packages Chicken bouillon Calabacitas diced (or your vegetable of choice)

Rehydrate the chiles


Cut the stems off and remove the seeds and veins. Place in boiling water. Cover and let sit for 7 minutes, until pliable.

Ready to blend


Add the rehydrated chiles, onion, garlic, cumin, salt, and water to a blender.

Blend until smooth


Blend until smooth. It should be a deep, brownish red. Set aside until we’re ready to use.

Sear the chicken legs


Heat the oil in a large stock pot. Season the chicken with salt and pepper and sear it on all sides.

Strain the sauce


Place a strain over the pot. Using a cooking spoon, strain the sauce into the pot and discard any remaining bits.

Add chicken bouillon


Add the water, bouillon, and calabacitas (or your vegetable of choice). Place a lid on the pot and cook until the chicken is fully cooked.

Serve and enjoy!


The sauce is so yummy. This recipe is budget-friendly and super tasty.

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