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Peruvian Chicken

SaltySamSaltySam Posts: 614
Ive seen a lot of posts lately about Peruvianish by Dizzy Pig.  I didn’t know what flavors that would entail, so I dug around on Pinterest a bit and found a Peruvian Chicken recipe from Epicurious.  Link below:
https://www.epicurious.com/recipes/food/views/peruvian-style-roast-chicken-with-tangy-green-sauce

It turned out pretty great.  I’d never roasted a chicken in a cast iron skillet in the Egg.  The recipe called for a basting every 20 minutes using pan juices, and I really liked the flavor.  I can’t say I’m looking forward to cleaning the pan here in a bit, but the leftover chicken will make it worthwhile. 

Plated with cilantro lime rice and black beans. I went with the good old Chipotle standby instead of the salad made with cucumbers and tomatoes the recipe called for.   I did make the sauce though.  It was bangin!



LBGE since June 2012

Omaha, NE

Comments

  • bgebrentbgebrent Posts: 17,206
    It’s great stuff and yours looks spot on.  Next time just go spatchcocked without the pan. Every bit as good and no clean up.  Nice cook.
    Sandy Springs & Dawsonville Ga
  • calikingcaliking Posts: 11,626
    The chix with that sauce does indeed sound good. 

    And I’m with Brent... if you’re going to use a pan put some taters in it, so they cook/roast in the chix drippings. Otherwise, skip the pan and the cleanup :)

    #1 LBGE December 2012 • #2 SBGE February  2013 • #3 Mini May 2013
    A happy BGE family in Houston, TX.
  • SaltySamSaltySam Posts: 614
    I am a HUGE fan of potatoes under roasted chicken.  I will totally do that next time. Thanks for the tip, fellas! 

    LBGE since June 2012

    Omaha, NE

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