This is my family's recipe for grilled chicken, mexican-style. It is very similar to what you would get at El Pollo Loco fast food restaurants - although we were eating this way before they ever existed! Achiote powder should be available in most grocery stores' mexican spice section, but is easily found at mexican grocers or online. It imparts a subtle flavor that is definitely hispanic, and it also gives the chicken it's wonderful golden color. Prep time does not include marinating time. To cut calories, use skinless chicken, but it doesn't taste as good! Cholesterol Total Carbohydrate 3. Protein Recipe by Jostlori.
Achiote? What’s that?
There was an insanely authentic and delicious Mexican food dive in the general vicinity of my college campus. What was that mysterious cheese? I think it was all a dream. They also sold carne asada and pollo asado tacos and burritos. Or neon scrunchies. Or Sun-In. Pollo Asado is marinated Mexican or Cuban, depending on your perspective grilled chicken, seasoned in any number of ways. Lemons are best, but I had no lemons. I had no lemons because I have a mental block about buying lemons when I go to the grocery store. As you squeeze the fruit, throw it into the bowl or bag that you plan to use to marinate the chicken.
What is Pollo Asado?
Grill it, roast it in the oven or even make it in the slow cooker! This Mexican grilled chicken is flavorful, easy to make an perfect for weeknight meals. Serve the chicken with your favorite Mexican side dishes or slice it into strips to serve in tacos! Pollo asado is typically grilled, but you can also roast it in the oven or even make it in a slow cooker.
Flavorful chicken roasted or grilled marinated in orange, lime juice, garlic, paprika, herbs, and spices. Pollo Asado is Mexican or Cuban depending upon spices take on grilled chicken where citrus tenderize chicken, and herbs, spices make it juicy and flavorful. The beautiful orange color is so tempting. You will love the flavors. Today, I'm sharing both cooking methods to make pollo asado; 1 Grilled 2 Oven Roasted. Plus vibrant made-from-scratch Pollo Asado marinade that you can use with any kind of meat. Even sauted shrimp tastes amazing with such bold and citrus flavors.