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Pollo En Escabeche

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  Chicken 3 Pound
  Olive oil 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Whole peeled garlic cloves 2 Clove (10 gm)
  Lemon 1
  Orange 1⁄2
  Pepper grains 10
  Bay leaves 2
  Vinegar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Dry white wine 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Salt To Taste

Wipe chicken thoroughly.
Heat olive oil and slowly brown chicken in a deep earthenware casserole.
Fry chicken only until golden and do not allow it to form a crust.
Pour over the fried chicken the following marinade: wine, vinegar, bay leaves, garlic cloves, pepper grains, lemon and orange, sliced, peel and all, and salt to taste.
Simmer chicken in marinade for 1 hour or until joints move easily.
Keep covered with liquid at all times, adding wine and vinegar in the same proportions (4 to 1) as needed.
When cooked, store chicken covered with marinade in an earthenware container in a cool place.
Serve cold in sauce, surrounded by fluted slices of fresh orange and lemon.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Main Dish
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
15 Minutes
Ready In: 
25 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 873 Calories from Fat 460

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 51 g78.9%

Saturated Fat 12.6 g63.2%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 227.9 mg76%

Sodium 325.5 mg13.6%

Total Carbohydrates 8 g2.7%

Dietary Fiber 1.3 g5.2%

Sugars 3 g

Protein 69 g138.8%

Vitamin A 8.3% Vitamin C 33.9%

Calcium 7.2% Iron 19.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Pollo En Escabeche Recipe