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Pollo con Tajadas (Pollo Chuco)

This inviting Honduran platter is as good as street food gets! Try this dish, piled high with fried chicken, sauces, and vegetables for a great insight into the tastes of Honduras.

Chicken Ingredients – Liquid Chicken bouillon – Cumin – Black pepper – Onion powder – Paprika – Garlic salt – Chicken pieces, bone-in skin-on  – Mustard – All Purpose Flour – Vegetable Oil

Chismo Ingredients –Green pepper –White onion –Roma Tomatoes –Cilantro –Cumin –Lemon Juice –Salt & Pepper Pink Sauce Ingredients –Mayonnaise –Ketchup –Sugar – White vinegar –Hot sauce

Tomato Sauce Ingredients –Chismo –Tomato sauce –Chicken broth Plantains –Green Bananas –Vegetable Oil

Marinate the chicken - Sprinkle the spice mix over the chicken,  using your hands to make sure the chicken is coated.



Make the pickled onions - add the ingredients to the glass jar and pour in the vinegar & beet juice. 

Shred the cabbage. 


Make the chismo - combine all of the ingredients in a medium bowl. Add salt or pepper to taste.


Make the pink sauce - Combine all of the ingredients together in a small bowl and mix until fully combined. Add more salt or vinegar to taste.


Make the tomato sauce - In a pot over medium heat, add the Chismo. Cook over heat for  until softened. Add the tomato sauce, broth, and bring to a boil. 


Bring the sauce to a boil, then reduce to a simmer and allow it to simmer for 5 minutes. Remove from the heat and set aside.


Prep the bananas - Cut the bananas into thin, diagonal slices.


Fry the Chicken and Bananas - Remove the chicken from the fridge and dip the chicken in the flour. Add the chicken to the hot oil and fry. Remove and Add the sliced bananas into the oil and fry until they turn yellow and crispy.


On a plate, layer the ingredients in the following order: 1. Fried bananas 2. Shredded cabbage 3. Fried chicken 4. Tomato sauce 5. Chismo 6. Pink sauce 7. Pickled onions

Plate the food

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