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Hot & Chile

About This Episode

Kimberly gets a lesson in chiles when she stops by her favorite new Mexican restaurant, then spices it up in her own kitchen with Today Show stalwart, Al Roker.
 

Shredded Chicken and Green Chile Sauce

  • Cook time: 35-40 minutes
  • Yield: 6 Servings

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 cup onion, small dice
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 jalapenos, small diced
  • 2 tablespoons flour
  • 2 cups chicken stock
  • 2 cups roasted poblano, peeled, seeded, small diced
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 2 teaspoons limejuice
  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • 4 chicken breasts, boneless & skinless
  • 9 6-inch corn tortillas

Directions

Heat the oil and sauté the onion a few minutes, then add the garlic and cook until softened. Stir in the flour, cook 2 minutes then slowly add the stock. Add the chile and cumin. Season the chicken breasts with salt and pepper. Add to the pan and cover. Simmer for about 20-25 minutes. Once cooked remove the chicken and shred. Meanwhile reduce the sauce to thicken about 10 minutes. Once thickened add the shredded chicken and mix. Season with salt and pepper.

 

Georgia Peach Salsa

  • Cook time: NA
  • Yield: 4-6 Servings

Ingredients

  • 4 peaches, small diced
  • 1 jalapeno, minced
  • 1/4 cup red onion, minced
  • 1/2 cup red bell pepper, small diced
  • 3 tablespoons cilantro
  • Juice of one lime
  • Salt
  • Pepper

Directions

Add all ingredients to bowl and mix well. Season with salt and pepper.

 

Cilantro Lime Rice

  • Cook time: 15 minutes
  • Yield: 4 Servings

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cups chicken stock
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup long white rice
  • 1/4 cup cilantro, minced
  • Zest and juice of lime

Directions

Boil chicken stock and salt. Add rice and cover. Simmer on low for about 15 minutes until rice is tender. Once rice is cooked add cilantro, lime zest and juice. Season with salt to taste.

 

Limeade

  • Cook time: Few minutes
  • Yield: 4 Servings

Ingredients

  • 2 cups lime juice
  • 2 cups sugar
  • Club soda or water
  • 1 lime, sliced for garnish

Directions

In a pot heat the lime juice and sugar until sugar is dissolved. Chill the simple syrup. Put ice into 4 glasses. Pour simple syrup into each glass. Top with club soda or water. Garnish with slice of lime.

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