Pollo Loco Chicken
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Serves: 4
  • 1 large butterfly cut chicken
  • ⅓ cup melted butter
  • 300 ml pineapple juice
  • juice from 2 limes
  • 2 tbsp white vinegar
  • 6 cloves garlic, minced
  • ½ tsp cayenne
  • 1 tsp dried oregano
  • 1 tbsp turmeric
  • white pepper
  • salt
  1. Combine all mix all marinade ingredients then place in a Ziploc bag. Place chicken in the bag then seal and leave it on the refrigerator for at least 24 hours.
  2. Drain chicken and reserve the marinade.
  3. Make your basting sauce by heating the marinade in a microwave and combining it with the butter.
  4. Set your oven to grill mode and place a rack on the lowest part of your oven, place chicken and grill at 180C for 50-60 minutes or until chicken is cooked. While grilling baste your chicken every 15 minutes with the basting sauce and turn it over.
  5. Once cooked serve it with tortillas, rice, coleslaw, salsa and guacamole.
Recipe by Ang Sarap (A Tagalog word for "It's Delicious") at https://www.angsarap.net/2014/04/04/pollo-loco-chicken/