Pollo En Escabeche Oriental (Shredded Chicken Yucatan)

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1 ts Salt
2 Garlic; crushed
10 Peppercorns
1 Habanero chile; seeds
1/2 ts Salt
1 tb Vinegar
1/2 ts Ground oregano
2 Serrano chiles; seeds
2 Heads garlic
3 lb Chicken legs and thighs
Flour tortillas
1/4 ts Ground oregano
1 Xcatic chile (see note 2)
2 lg Red onions
3 Bitter oranges; juice of

Original recipe makes 4 Servings



garhow@hpubmaa.esr.hp.com Pollo En Escabeche Oriental (Shredded Chicken Yucatan) Recipe By: Chile Pepper Magazine - Oct. 1992 NOTE #1: or mix 1 cup lime juice with 1/2 cup orange juice. NOTE #2: or substitute yellow wax hot Place the peppercorns, oregano, and salt in a spice or coffee grinder and grind to a powder. Combine this powder with the garlic and vinegar and make a paste. Set aside. Roast one of the onions and both heads of garlic in a 350-degree oven for 20 minutes. Let cool. Peel the remaining onion, slice it into rings, and marinate it in the bitter orange juice. Place the chicken in a stockpot with water to cover, salt and oregano, and simmer until the chicken is tender, about 30 minutes. Drain the chicken, reserving the broth, and transfer it to an oven-proof dish. Add the peppercorn paste and 2 tablespoons of the bitter orange juice, and bake uncovered at 350 degrees until golden brown, about 30 minutes. Peel the roasted onions and garlic and combine them with the resreved chicken stock. add the chiles and simmer for 5 minutes. Add the marinated onion, bring to a boil, and remove from the heat immediately. Drain the broth and reserve both the broth and the chiles and onions. Separate the chiles from the onion and coarsely chop them. Skin the chicken and shred the meat from the bones. Add the chopped chiles and the onion to the chicken and mix well. Reduce the stock by boiling to 1 1/2 cups and add it to the chicken mixture until the mixture is moist but not soupy. Serve the chicken with Salsa Xcatic and Salsa de Aguacate (see recipes) on the side. CHILE-HEADS ARCHIVES From the Chile-Heads recipe list. Downloaded from Glens MM Recipe Archive, G Internet.

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