Pollo En Salsa De Almendra ( Chicken in Almond Sauce)

Recipe by Brian Holley
READY IN: 1hr 10mins




  • Mix the flour, salt, and pepper together and coat the chicken pieces with it.
  • Save the left over flour to make the sauce with.
  • Melt the butter in a pot with the olive oil.
  • Fry the onion, garlic and mushrooms till softened. Remove and set aside.
  • Place the chicken pieces in the butter/oil and fry till golden brown all over.
  • Remove the chicken and set aside.
  • Add the remaining flour to the pot and cook for 1 minute, stir in the sherry and stock, stir to make the sauce.
  • Replace the onions and chicken to the pot, make sure that the chicken is JUST covered with liquid, add more stock if needed.
  • Partially cover the pot, reduce the heat and cook till chicken is tender.
  • Add the peas, parsley and almonds. Stir to blend all together.
  • The sauce should be fairly thick. If it is too liquid, remove the lid and boil for a few minutes.
  • Serve.