Pollo Asado Con Llajua (Cumin-Grilled Chicken With Spicy Salsa)

Recipe by Chocolatl
READY IN: 1hr 15mins
SERVES: 4
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Remove stems from peppers.
  • Slice peppers in half lengthwise and remove seeds (or leave them in for very hot salsa).
  • Slice half peppers crosswise into 1/2 inch pieces.
  • Place in a food processor.
  • Add tomatoes and garlic and puree to a coarse paste.
  • Work in the olive oil and vinegar.
  • Season lightly with salt and pepper.
  • Add cilantro, pulsing to mix. There will be about 1 1/2 cups.
  • Rinse chicken and pat dry.
  • Generously season on both sides with salt, pepper and cumin.
  • Drizzle oil over both sides of chicken.
  • Rub oil and spices in with your fingertips.
  • Cover and refrigerate 30-60 minutes.
  • Preheat grill to high.
  • Brush and oil grill grate.
  • Grill chicken until cooked through and golden brown, 4-6 minutes per side.
  • Transfer chicken to a platter and spoon llajua over it.
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