El Pollo Loco Chicken Recipe

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El Pollo Loco Chicken

Diane Kuykendall

By
@dianek93

El Pollo Loco knock-off recipe. This is it, from Nancy Berry from the Orange County Register newspaper.


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Serves:

4

Prep:

24 Hr

Cook:

50 Min

Method:

Grill

Ingredients

4 lb
frying chicken, cut up
6 oz
pineapple juice
2 Tbsp
lime juice
1 Tbsp
white vinegar
2 clove
garlic, minced
1/2 tsp
salt
1/2 tsp
dried oregano, crumbled
1/8 tsp
ground pepper
1/4 tsp
mild chili pepper, remove stem and seeds from chiles, finely minced (anaheim or california)
8
drops yellow food coloring (optional)
1 Tbsp
vegetable oil

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Marinate chicken in zip-lock bag over-nite.
2
Reserve 1/4 cup marinade to baste while cooking, making sure the chicken cooks on both sides minutes AFTER basting the final time
3
Grill over indirect heat, turning 4 times, 12 minutes each time.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Chicken
Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: Mexican
Hashtags: #restaurant, #chicken