Jocon - Guatemalen Chicken Dish

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READY IN: 1hr 20mins
SERVES: 6
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Put chicken in a large pot with the water and salt.
  • Bring to a boil, reduce heat, and simmer slowly for 30 minutes to 1 hour.
  • Remove chicken to a bowl, strain and set aside the broth.
  • Let chicken cool and shred. Set aside.
  • Toast the sesame and pumpkin seeds in a dry skillet over medium heat till lightly browned, stirring frequently.
  • Put seeds in a coffee grinder or food processor and grind to a fine powder.
  • Add sesame and pumpkin seed powder and all remaining ingredients to a food processor or blender. This will produce a green sauce.
  • Add 1 cup of the broth and process till smooth.
  • Return chicken to the large pot. Pour green sauce over the chicken and add 1 to 1 1/2 cups of remaining broth to bring to a sauce-like consistency.
  • Heat over medium-low heat and simmer an additional 15-25 minutes.
  • Serve with rice and tortillas.
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