Pollo De Hacienda (chicken country style)

Robin J. Leland

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@perrogal

I've made this several times and had people rave about the chicken, we love it and I have had the book it came from for many years. Elena's secrets of Mexican cooking by Elena Zelayeta
get it if you can find it!


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Serves:
6-8
Prep:
45 Min
Cook:
1 Hr
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

6-8
chicken thighs, chicken breasts, legs
oil
about 1c in skillet
flour
enough to dredge chicken in, seasoned with salt, pepper and paprika
4-6 slice
bacon cur in small pieces
3-4 slice
sliced carrots
1 can(s)
peeled green chiles, cut in strips
1 small
bay leaf
1 small
sprig of thyme
2
lemons thinly sliced
2 1/2 c
v8 juice

Step-By-Step

1Dredge each piece of chicken thoroughly with seasoned flour, fry in hot oil until golden.

2Remove chicken to large casserole or baking dish. Add bacon, carrots, bay leaf, chiles, thyme and any left over seasoned flour.

3Place lemon slices on top of chicken and pour V8 over everything. Cover casserole and bake at 350 for 1 hour. Will freeze well. I serve with steamed rice.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Chicken, Casseroles
Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: Mexican
Other Tag: Healthy