Simple Chicken Chile Rellenos

Chicken Chile Relleno

Chicken Chile Relleno

Simple Chiles Relleno Recipe! How to make chile rellenos. Here’s an easy approach that will please any Mexican Food lover.


  • 4 large poblano chiles
  • 1 tbsp. cooking oil
  • 1 tsp. minced garlic
  • 1 tsp. cumin
  • 1 tsp. chili powder
  • 1 can of diced tomatoes (14.5 oz can will do)
  • 1 cup shredded jack or pepper jack cheese
  • 1/2 cup shredded jack or pepper jack for topping
  • 1 cup shredded cooked chicken meat
  • 2 eggs, whisked
  • 1/4 cup plain bread crumbs


  1. Preheat oven to 350 F
  2. Line a baking sheet with foil.
  3. Arrange the poblanos on the sheet and place in heated oven on the top rack.
  4. Bake until the poblanos are basically burned or charred along the tops, and flip over.
  5. Peel off the charred skins.
  6. Cut a slit down the chiles lengthwise.
  7. Remove seeds.
  8. Mix spices and set aside.
  9. Combine chicken, cheese and 1/2 of the spice mixture.
  10. Stuff each poblano with approx. 1/2 cup of chicken/cheese/spice combo in each chile.
  11. Dip the chilies in the egg mixture and then dip in the bread crumbs for a light dusting.
  12. Coat a deep glass baking dish with oil.
  13. Arrange chilies and pour tomatoes mixed with remaining spice mixture.
  14. Top the tomato mixture with remaining cheese.
  15. Bake, covered with foil for about 20 minutes.
  16. Uncover and bake for an additional 10 minutes.

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