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Pollo Adobado

Rated as 4.67 out of 5 Stars

"A traditional Mexican adobo marinated baked chicken. Enjoy with rice or salad."
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1 h 30 m servings 350
Original recipe yields 4 servings


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  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C).
  2. Place tomatoes, 2 guajillo peppers, onion, celery, carrot, and garlic into a large pot and cover with water; bring to a boil. Reduce heat to medium and simmer until vegetables are tender, 15 to 20 minutes. Drain.
  3. Blend vegetable mixture, chicken stock, remaining guajillo peppers, and chicken bouillon together in a blender or food processor until sauce is smooth.
  4. Place chicken in a baking dish and pour sauce over and around chicken to cover completely. Top with bay leaves.
  5. Bake in the preheated oven, stirring sauce every 20 minutes, until chicken is no longer pink at the bone and the juices run clear, about 60 minutes. An instant-read thermometer inserted near the bone should read 165 degrees F (74 degrees C).

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 350 calories; 12.7 9.5 47.6 129 937 Full nutrition

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All in all this was a great recipe but I do however feel it needs more spices to bring out the flavor. Super simple though so play around with it and adjust it to your liking...

Great recipe, I doubled the salsa part of it and added a few extra guajillo chiles, one pasilla, and threw in a Chile ancho. Also, I added a little achiote to the blended ingredients, just for ...

Love love loved this recipe. Followed it to the T and I think it came out perfect!