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chicken kelaguin (guamanian spicy chicken)

(1 rating)
Recipe by
J. White Harris
Gallatin, TN

This recipe is one of my favorites. In Guam the chicken is normally grilled over a wood fire. I usually cook it over charcoal, but I have used boiled and rotrissere chicken with good results.

(1 rating)
yield 6 to 8
prep time 20 Min
cook time 35 Min
method Grill

Ingredients For chicken kelaguin (guamanian spicy chicken)

  • 2-3 lb.
    whole chicken fryer
  • 1 sm
    onion, chopped
  • 6 sm
    hot peppers, chopped (or less, to taste)
  • 1/2 c
    lemon or lime juice (i use lime juice)
  • 1 Tbsp
  • 1 c
    grated fresh coconut (optional)

How To Make chicken kelaguin (guamanian spicy chicken)

  • 1
    Cut chicken in half and sprinkle with salt. place in a broiler pan or over charcoal. Cook for 20 minutes. Turn over and cook until done but still juicy.
  • 2
    Remove chicken from bone and chop.
  • 3
    Mix all ingredients in a bowl. Taste and adjust seasonings, don't skimp on the salt. Chill at least one hour. Serve with tortillas or crackers.

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