Grilled Peruvian Chicken with Cilantro Sauce
Grilled Peruvian Chicken with Cilantro Sauce
  • prep: 20 min
  • cook: 20 min
  • total: 40 min
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  • Summary

    This simple delicious recipe for Pollo a la Brasa is bursting with Peruvian flavors and can be made with either chicken or portobellos ( a tasty vegetarian option) or both for mixed households. Served with Spicy Cilantro Sauce, Avocado Cucumber & Tomato Salad and optional rice, these can be made into individual Bowls, or served separately.

    Ingredients

    • 1 ½ -2 pounds chicken ( thigh or breast, boneless, skinless- see notes) Or substitute portobellos.
    • 4 garlic cloves- finely minced
    • 2 tablespoons olive oil
    • 2 tablespoons lime juice
    • 2 teaspoons honey, agave or sugar
    • 1 tablespoon cumin
    • 2 teaspoons paprika or smoked paprika
    • 1 teaspoon coriander
    • 1 teaspoon dried oregano ( or 1 tablespoon fresh) or sub thyme or marjoram
    • 1 ½ teaspoons kosher salt
    • 1 teaspoon soy sauce ( optional)
    • ½ cup sour cream ( or sub mayo or vegan mayo)
    • ½ jalapeño (use less for less spicy)
    • 1 garlic clove
    • 1 cup chopped cilantro- thin stems ok.
    • ¼ teaspoon kosher salt
    • squeeze of lime ( 1 tablespoon, save other half for salad)
    • 2 cups diced or sliced english or turkish cucumber
    • 1 large perfectly ripe avocado, diced
    • handful cherry tomatoes ( yellow and red are nice )
    • cilantro leaves for garnishing
    • olive oil for drizzling
    • generous, 5 finger pinch kosher salt
    • squeeze of lime

    Instructions

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 4
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 632 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 26 g 40.13%
    • Saturated Fat: 13 g 66.48%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 102 mg 34.17%
    • Sodium: 6135 mg 255.62%
    • Calcium: 98 mg 9.82%
    • Potassium: 253 mg 7.24%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 6 mg 34.57%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 20 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 4 g 14.19%
    • Sugar: 12 g
    • Protein: 67 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Vitamin A 10.1%
    • Vitamin C 23.17%
    • Vitamin D 0%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat4
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch0
    • Exchange - Vegetables1
    • Exchange - Lean Meat9
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total0 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total9 oz-eq

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