El Pollo Loco Chicken

El Pollo Loco Chicken Recipe

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Diane Kuykendall

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@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

How to Make El Pollo Loco Chicken

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.

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About El Pollo Loco Chicken

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




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