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    Calabaza Con Pollo

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    • on May 11, 2011

      This dish is so easy to make. What I did differently was buy the chicken thighs for fajitas at HEB, and I cooked that in a bit of oil. It keeps the flavor in better on the chicken than boiling it does, at least for me.

      I also made this without salt, since my husband is sensitive to it, and the HEB meat was already seasoned nicely. Even if the husband could eat sodium, I wouldn't have put 3 Tablespoons of the stuff in any dish this small. It's way too much. Putting that much salt in one dish is why I took off a star.

      One thing about this meal: If you eat it right away, it doesn't taste quite right. But put it in the fridge overnight to let the flavors blend together even more, re-heat on the stove, and it is simply divine. This would go really, really well in a slow cooker, to get the most out of the flavors, and I've made it that way. Just put the veggies in first, then the spices and chicken. Let it cook while you're at work, mix it all up before you serve it, and you have the perfect calabazas con pollo. I usually replace the tomato sauce with tomato paste for that recipe, so that it doesn't get too runny.

      A variation on this meal is to replace the tomato products with cream of chicken, some milk and a bit of cornstarch. That seems weird at first, but it's a popular dish in McAllen, down on the border. It's very filling, and awesome comfort food. With that one, even if you're not salt-sensitive, you will definitely have to cut way back on the salt, because the cream of chicken has tons of the stuff.

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    • on April 08, 2013

      This was very helpful!! I made this today for the first time EVER! I had been wanting to learn how to make it and WOW!!! Thank you so much!!! It was delicious!

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    • on March 17, 2010

      Made this last night. Real easy and fantastic. My is from Mexico and she loved it.

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    • on February 17, 2010

      Great dish. Authentic flavor.

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    Nutritional Facts for Calabaza Con Pollo

    Serving Size: 1 (227 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 8

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 346.5
     
    Calories from Fat 195
    56%
    Total Fat 21.7 g
    33%
    Saturated Fat 5.4 g
    27%
    Cholesterol 95.5 mg
    31%
    Sodium 1294.3 mg
    53%
    Total Carbohydrate 16.7 g
    5%
    Dietary Fiber 2.7 g
    11%
    Sugars 4.8 g
    19%
    Protein 22.7 g
    45%

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