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Pollo del Mercado Juchiteco (Juchitan Market-Style Chicken)

Recipe from: terrymcintire

2 guajillo chiles, seeded and deveined
2 ounces
½ cup bitter orange juice
4 large cloves garlic
1 chicken, 3 to 4 pounds

Soak the chiles in ½ cup of hot water for 15 minutes; drain. Dissolve the achiote paste in the orange juice. Grind the chiles, achiote-orange juice mixture and garlic cloves in molcajete or blender. Rub the chicken quarters with the chile mixture and marinate for ½ hour. Place the chicken quarters in a covered casserole and bake in a pre-heated 350°F oven for one hour or until tender. Serve immediately, with rice and fried plantains if desired.


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