Pollo a la Crema

Pollo a la Crema


"I 'winged' this recipe after searching the Internet for an equivalent to a favorite restaurant dish. Hope you enjoy it as much a we did!"


50 m servings 371 cals
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Original recipe yields 6 servings



  • Calories:
  • 371 kcal
  • 19%
  • Fat:
  • 22 g
  • 34%
  • Carbs:
  • 20.8g
  • 7%
  • Protein:
  • 22 g
  • 44%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 110 mg
  • 37%
  • Sodium:
  • 353 mg
  • 14%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. In a large skillet over medium heat, melt butter. Add chicken and cook, stirring frequently until juices run clear. Stir in the flour and ketchup, then whisk in the broth. When sauce begins to thicken, reduce heat and stir in the cream. Simmer covered for about 15 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  2. Spoon the mixture into flour or corn tortillas and serve with rice and beans.
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  1. 39 Ratings


Thank you for this recipe! I have wanted to create pollo a la crema at home for my Mexican husband for months. I did change the recipe a little. I used chicken tenders to reduce prep time and...

I changed this recipe just a little.I used 3 chicken breast and used tomato paste instead of ketchup and I used Knorr brand granulated chicken broth(1 1/2 tsp).No flour.I added sauted fresh mush...

Good, with a few changes. Altered it to add sliced mushrooms, onion, garlic and red pepper, like the mexican place does by my house. After tasting, I added a bit of cumin and a few shakes of hot...

I used this recipe as a base for my pollo con crema. I sautéed some sliced onions and tomatoes with a little garlic salt, and then added my boiled shredded chicken and some tomato sauce. I also ...

I agree with everyone good but needs spiced up....I sauteed my chicken with a good spoonful of cumin...that helped...but think it would be good with some minced green onions in the sauce.Will do...

This is a really good base recipe. I added onion, green pepper, and mushrooms just like at the Mexican restaurants. I threw in some sour cream and I did Tapatio sauce and cut the ketchup in half...

I am only giving two stars because when I made this following the recipe exactly, it was very very bland. There was absolutely no flavor at all. I made it again with fresh garlic and onions, cum...

Very easy. This was my first time making this so I did not stray too far. I did salt/pepper/garlic powder the chicken and add some chopped onion. Everything else was the same. I served over ...

Yummy! I spruced it up with some garlic powder, cayenne pepper, salt, pepper, and celery salt (just a tiny bit)and also topped it with shredded cheese and sour cream. Definitely making this one ...