Pollo Asado

Recipe by Jostlori
READY IN: 35mins
SERVES: 6
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Cut chicken breasts into two halves.
  • Heat oil in small saucepan over medium high heat until very hot.
  • While oil heats, mash cumin, salt, oregano, garlic and achiote powder into a paste with a mortar and pestle. Place the paste in a heat-proof bowl.
  • Whisk hot oil into the garlic paste. Allow to cool slightly then add lime and orange juice, stirring well to combine.
  • Pour marinade into a large ziploc bag, add chicken breast halves. Shake or knead to spread marinade throughout chicken.
  • Refrigerate at least four hours to overnight.
  • Grill over medium heat, turning, until chicken reaches internal temperature of 180 degrees.
  • Place chicken on cutting board and let rest several minutes.
  • Serve individually, or cut into bite sized pieces for making tacos or burritos.
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