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Cast Iron Green Chile Chicken

Taste of the southwest with this Green Chile Chicken!
Prep Time40 minutes
Cook Time25 minutes
Total Time1 hour 5 minutes
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Servings: 2 people
Author: Derek Wolf


Green Chile Sauce Ingredients

  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 minced garlic cloves
  • 2 tbsp of white flour
  • 1 1/2 cups chicken stock
  • 1 cup of chopped green chile peppers
  • 2/3 cup finely chopped white onion
  • 1/4 tsp kosher salt
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper
  • Dash of ground cumin

Chicken Ingredients

  • 1 full breasted chicken
  • 1/4 stick of butter
  • 1/4 tsp of oregano
  • 1/4 tsp of chili powder
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  • In a skillet add olive oil, and roast the garlic and onions until tender. Stir in flour, cumin, salt and pepper and let cook for 1 minute. Add chicken stock and let simmer for 2 minutes. Add green chiles and let simmer for another 2-3 minutes. Pull Green Chile Sauce off and let cool for 30 minutes.
  • While letting the Green Chile Sauce cool, pull out chicken and season evenly with oregano, salt, pepper and chili powder. 
  • Light the Cowboy Hardwood Lump Charcoal in a charcoal chimney or mound inside your grill and let burn for 10-15 minutes. (Optional) Add 3-4 small pieces of hickory wood to the top of the charcoal for added flavor!
  • Place cast iron skillet over fire at least 5-10 minutes before cooking!
  • Once fire is medium heat, add chicken to cast iron skillet and let roast for 9 minutes per side. Add Green Chile Sauce on top of chicken and let simmer in sauce for 2-3 minutes. Stir and baste chicken with sauce while cooking.
  • Serve & enjoy!


Gear: Cowboy Charcoal & cast iron