Chicken Machaca – Spark Recipes

by Lisandro
machaca chicken

Have you ever tried machaca chicken? It’s a dish that is made from shredded chicken that has been cooked in a red sauce. If you’re looking for an easy and delicious dish to cook up for your next dinner party, this is the recipe for you!

Machaca Chicken Recipe

Follow the steps I share below to have a delicious dish and you will be remembered by many people with this dish.


-1 whole chicken, cooked and shredded

-1 tablespoon olive oil

-1 onion, chopped

-2 cloves garlic, minced

-1 red pepper, seeded and chopped

-1 (15 ounce) can diced tomatoes, undrained

-1 tablespoon chili powder

-1 teaspoon cumin

-1 teaspoon oregano

-1/2 cup chopped green onions

-1/4 cup chopped cilantro


1. In a large skillet, heat the olive oil over medium heat. Add the onion, garlic, and red pepper, and cook until tender.

2. Stir in the diced tomatoes, chili powder, cumin, and oregano. Bring to a simmer and cook for 10 minutes.

3. Stir in the shredded chicken and green onions, and cook until heated through.

4. Serve with cilantro, sour cream, and tortillas.


-You can use any type of cooked chicken in this recipe, including rotisserie chicken.

-Leftover machaca chicken is great in burritos or enchiladas. Just add some cheese and roll it up in a tortilla!

-For a spicier dish, add a jalapeño pepper to the mixture when you cook the onions and garlic.


If you’re looking for a delicious dish that’s easy to make at home, look no further than chicken machaca. This recipe is very simple to follow and can easily be adjusted to your own taste. So why not try it today? hope you will like this dish, wish you good cooking.

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