Pollo Pibil

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Pollo Pibil
Course Dinner, Main Dish
Cuisine World
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 50 minutes
Passive Time 5 minutes
Servings
servings
Ingredients
Course Dinner, Main Dish
Cuisine World
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 50 minutes
Passive Time 5 minutes
Servings
servings
Ingredients
Instructions
  1. Assemble ingredients
  2. Roast garlic
  3. juice citrus
  4. Put Achiote paste,juices, oregano and cumin in blender. Puree until mixture is smooth about 2 minutes.
  5. Put chicken pieces into a large non reactive bowl and cover with the blender pereperation. let marinate for at least 1/2 hr in the refrigerator, or overnight is better.
  6. cut banana leaves into 12 x 12 pieces
  7. prepare banana leaf packets by: placing one piece of chicken in center of piece, spoon some marinate sauce on it, add tomato slice, some sliced onion, 1 epazote leaf, 1 roasted garlic clove, salt and pepper
  8. fold up banana packets, and place into steamer or dutch oven. heat water to boiling, steam for about 12 minutes on high, then lover heat and cook for45- 50 minutes till done
  9. Alternate version: Put chicken into large casserole cover with Achiote sauce, and cook for 45-50 minutes. just add extra liquid if needed
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