Pollo Mechado Recipe

by Jack Harrison
Pollo Mechado Recipe

It’s tough to choose just one favorite dish, but for me, it would have to be Pollo Mechado. It’s an irresistible combination of chicken, rice, and mechado sauce, and it’s always a hit at any dinner party.

In fact, I think it’s so good, I even make it at home sometimes! If you’re ever looking for a delicious and easy dish to impress your guests, give this recipe a try.

How to make Pollo Mechado?

If you’re looking for an easy and delicious weeknight dish, look no further than Pollo Mechado. This dish is made with chicken breasts that are marinated in a simple and flavorful sauce, then cooked on the grill. Serve it over a bed of rice and you’ve got yourself a delicious and healthy meal that’ll leave you feeling satisfied and full.

Making Chicken Pollo Mechado is simple and easy. All you need is a chicken breast, some spices, and a grill. First, you’ll want to season the chicken breast with salt, pepper, and garlic powder. Then, you’ll want to mix together a simple and delicious marinade. This includes soy sauce, olive oil, and chicken broth.

Once the chicken is seasoned and marinated, it’s time to grill it. Preheat the grill to medium-high heat and grill the chicken for about 5 to 7 minutes per side, until it’s cooked through. Then, serve it over a bed of rice and you’re ready to enjoy a delicious and healthy dish.

Chicken Pollo Mechado is a great option if you’re looking for a quick and easy meal that’ll satisfy your hunger.

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Ingredients

  • 1 pound chicken breast, shredded
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 onion, diced
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 bell pepper, diced
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon cumin
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 cup long-grain white rice
  • 1 can (14.5 ounces) diced tomatoes, undrained
  • 1/4 cup tomato sauce
  • 1/4 cup white vinegar
  • 1/4 cup soy sauce
  • 1/4 teaspoon sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon thyme
  • 1/4 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley

Instructions

  1. In a large bowl,combine the chicken, olive oil, onion, garlic, bell pepper, chili powder, cumin, salt, and black pepper. Mix well.
  2. In a small bowl,combine the rice, diced tomatoes, tomato sauce, white vinegar, soy sauce, sugar, thyme, onion powder, garlic powder, salt, and black pepper. Mix well.
  3. Add the rice mixture to the chicken mixture, and mix well.
  4. Heat a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add the chicken mixture and cook for about 5 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  5. Add the cilantro and parsley and cook for 1 minute longer.
  6. Serve the chicken pollo mechado recipe warm.

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Nutrition Facts

One serving of chicken pollo mechado contains:

  • Calories: 295
  • Fat: 27 g
  • Saturated fat: 8 g
  • Cholesterol: 428 mg
  • Carbohydrate: 27 g
  • Protein: 8g

This dish is a great way to get your daily dose of protein and fiber. It is also a good source of vitamin A, vitamin C, and iron.

Pollo Mechado Recipe

Pollo Mechado Recipe

Pollo Mechado Recipe

Pollo Mechado Recipe

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Serves: 4 Prep Time: Cooking Time:
Nutrition facts: 295 calories 27 grams fat
Rating: 5.0/5
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Ingredients

  • 1 pound chicken breast, shredded
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 onion, diced
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 bell pepper, diced
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon cumin
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 cup long-grain white rice
  • 1 can (14.5 ounces) diced tomatoes, undrained
  • 1/4 cup tomato sauce
  • 1/4 cup white vinegar
  • 1/4 cup soy sauce
  • 1/4 teaspoon sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon thyme
  • 1/4 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley

Instructions

  • First, combine the chicken, olive oil, onion, garlic, bell pepper, chili powder, cumin, salt, and black pepper in a large bowl. Mix well.
  • Next, in a small bowl, combine the rice, diced tomatoes, tomato sauce, white vinegar, soy sauce,...etc.
  • Then add the rice mixture to the chicken mixture and mix well again.
  • After that heat a large skillet over medium-high heat and add the chicken mixture. Cook for about 5 minutes stirring occasionally.
  • Finally add the cilantro and parsley and cook for 1 minute longer then serve warm.

Notes

The key to making a great Pollo Mechado is to use fresh, high-quality ingredients. You want the chicken to be crispy on the outside and wonderfully tender on the inside. We recommend using boneless, skinless chicken breasts, which are easier to bread and fry.

Conclusion

Try this delicious Quesadilla Hondureña recipe at your next family gathering or potluck! It’s sure to be a hit with everyone. Thanks for reading, and happy cooking!

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