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

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Dredge each piece of chicken thoroughly with seasoned flour, fry in hot oil until golden.
2
Remove chicken to large casserole or baking dish. Add bacon, carrots, bay leaf, chiles, thyme and any left over seasoned flour.
3
Place 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