Pollo en Salsa Verde con Papas y Nopales

Chicken in Green Salsa with Potatoes and Cactus

Preparation info
  • Serves

    4 to 6

    • Difficulty


Appears in
Oaxaca: Home Cooking from the Heart of Mexico

By Bricia Lopez and Javier Cabral

Published 2019

  • About

This is what I call a “mom dish.” It is something that your mom would have ready for you on a Wednesday afternoon in Oaxaca after coming home from school. A staple that is somewhere between a soup and a guisado, it only takes about half an hour of active time to prepare. It is packed with flavor and at least one ingredient every single member of your family will enjoy—they’ll even ask for seconds. For deeper flavor, brown the chicken for a couple of extra minutes to get that perfect