Pollo De Hacienda (chicken country style)

Robin J. Leland


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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45 Min
1 Hr


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chicken thighs, chicken breasts, legs
about 1c in skillet
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
lemons thinly sliced
2 1/2 c
v8 juice

How to Make Pollo De Hacienda (chicken country style)


  • 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.

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About Pollo De Hacienda (chicken country style)

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

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