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El Pollo Loco Marinade

Cuisine: Mexican
Courses: Marinades
Serves: 6 people

Recipe Ingredients

6 oz 170gPineapple juice
2 tablespoons 30mlLime juice
1 tablespoon 15mlWhite vinegar
2   Garlic - minced
1/2 teaspoon 2.5mlSalt
1/2 teaspoon 2.5mlDried oregano - crumbled
1/8 teaspoon 0.6mlGround pepper
1/4 teaspoon 1.3mlMild chile pepper - (Anaheim or Ca) *, finely minced
8   Yellow food coloring
1 tablespoon 15mlVegetable oil
4 lbs 1816g / 64ozFrying chicken - cut up

Recipe Instructions

*Remove stem and seeds from chiles

In a small bowl, combine all ingredients except chicken, measure out 1/4 cup marinade and reserve for basting while grilling. Place chicken in a shallow glass baking dish and cover with marinade. Cover with lid or plastic wrap and refrigerate overnight, turning at least once.

Remove chicken from refrigerator 45 minutes before cooking time. Drain chicken and grill over medium coals for 25 to 35 minutes or until no traces of pink color remain, turning every 10 minutes. Baste frequently with the reserved 1/4 cup marinade while cooking.

Orange County Register


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