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    Rotisserie Chicken, With Fried Yucca Root (French Fries)

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    4 hrs 25 mins

    2 hrs 30 mins

    1 hr 55 mins

    JusMeLinnie's Note:

    An incredible roasted chicken dish served with delicious deep fried Yucca Root french fries! This recipe is the "Grand Prize WInner" in the chicken category, from contestants all across America - Courtesy of Food Network - Ultimate Recipe Showdown By Amparo Alam

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    Aji Sauce

    Cream of Aji

    Creamy Cheese Sauce


    1. 1
      Rotisserie Chicken:
    2. 2
      Rinse the chicken very well, and cut off all the fat.
    3. 3
      Tuck the wings under the back of the chicken.
    4. 4
      Make a paste by mixing the garlic, huacatay, pepper, salt, aji, cumin, lemon or lime juice and achiote.
    5. 5
      Spread paste on the chicken and rub well from outside to inside.
    6. 6
      Let stand in the refrigerator for 2 hours or more, for a good flavor.
    7. 7
      Preheat oven to 350.
    8. 8
      Put the chicken in the roasting pan with lid.
    9. 9
      Cook, covered, for 1 1/2 hours, or until it is golden brown.
    10. 10
      Yucca Root:
    11. 11
      After you have peeled and boiled the yucca, cut it into a French fry shapes.
    12. 12
      In a deep pot or a deep-fryer heat oil to 350 degrees F.
    13. 13
      Fry the yucca in batches, if necessary, until golden brown and crispy.
    14. 14
      Sprinkle with salt. to taste.
    15. 15
      Aji sauce:
    16. 16
      Mix cream of aji, olive oil, green onions, and lime juice in a medium bowl.
    17. 17
      Cheese sauce:
    18. 18
      Blend queso fresco, red onion, oil, milk, turmeric mixture, chile, salt and pepper, and lemon juice in a blender until it becomes creamy.
    19. 19
      Put the whole chicken on a plate with the fried yucca root around, and the 2 sauces on the side for dipping.

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    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on March 20, 2009


      I love Peruvian food and aji's, this is wonderful!!!

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    Nutritional Facts for Rotisserie Chicken, With Fried Yucca Root (French Fries)

    Serving Size: 1 (847 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 4

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 1824.8
    Calories from Fat 1159
    Total Fat 128.8 g
    Saturated Fat 27.2 g
    Cholesterol 250.2 mg
    Sodium 872.9 mg
    Total Carbohydrate 104.6 g
    Dietary Fiber 6.4 g
    Sugars 10.6 g
    Protein 64.4 g

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