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Mexican BBQ Chicken

  • Prep 15 min
  • Total 60 min
  • Ingredients 8
  • Servings 4
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Ingredients

2
large tomatoes
5
guajillo chilies
1/2
onion
3
garlic cloves
1
pinch cumin
1
pinch ground cloves
Salt and pepper to taste
4
pieces of chicken

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
226.6
% Daily Value
Total Fat
13.8g
21%
Saturated Fat
3.9g
20%
Cholesterol
67.0mg
22%
Sodium
652.2mg
27%
Total Carbohydrate
7.5g
2%
Dietary Fiber
2.4g
10%
Sugars
4.0g
Protein
18.2g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin C
45%
45%
Calcium
3.10%
3%
Iron
7.60%
8%
Exchanges:
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

Nutrition information for this recipe is estimated using a leading nutrition calculation application, but is an estimate only.  Actual nutrition values will vary based on the exact ingredients or brands you may use.

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Expert Tips

You can use a slow cooker, and this delicacy will be ready when you get home after a long day.

Directions

  • 1 Place the tomatoes in a hot skillet to soften them and to remove the skin easily.
  • 2 Add the guajillo chilies, skinless tomato, onion, and garlic to a pot of boiling water. Remove all the ingredients once they have softened.
  • 3 Blend the peppers, tomatoes, onion, and garlic in a blender and add the spices. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  • 4 Use a strainer to remove all solids and set the sauce aside.
  • 5 Place the chicken in a pot and cover it completely with the sauce.
  • 6 Allow to cook over very low heat for at least 1 hour.
  • 7 Serve hot, with plenty of sauce.

To be totally honest, when I tasted Mexican barbecued chicken, I thought the recipe would be extremely complicated. Fortunately, I was mistaken. This Mexican specialty is as simple as it is delicious. The sauce is so delectable that it's a good idea to have some rice and tortillas handy. You won't need a knife to cut the chicken; it'll fall apart by simply touching it. The chicken will be so juicy and delicious that you'll want to eat it again and again!

Rate and Comment

Cristina Duffy Cristina Duffy
September 20, 2016

To be totally honest, when I tasted Mexican barbecued chicken, I thought the recipe would be extremely complicated. Fortunately, I was mistaken. This Mexican specialty is as simple as it is delicious. The sauce is so delectable that it's a good idea to have some rice and tortillas handy. You won't need a knife to cut the chicken; it'll fall apart by simply touching it. The chicken will be so juicy and delicious that you'll want to eat it again and again!