Pollo A La Naranja

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Total Time:
45-60 minutes
Serves: 6
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Course: Main Recipe
Technique: Braise Recipe
Difficulty: Hard

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  • 1.5 kg - chicken (cut into 12 pieces)
  • 3 tbsp - salad oil
  • 1 - onion (chopped)
  • 2 - garlic cloves (minced)
  • a pinch cinnamon (ground)
  • a pinch cloves (ground)
  • 1 cup - orange juice
  • 2 tbsp - raisins (seedless)
  • 1.5 cups - almonds (coarsely chopped)
  • a pinch saffron
  • 2 - oranges (cut in thin ring slices)
  • 1 tbsp - caper (herb)
  • salt to taste

How to Make Pollo A La Naranja

  • Rinse chicken and pat dry.
  • Sprinkle with clove and cinnamon and season with salt and pepper.
  • Heat oil in a frying pan and fry chicken until brown on all sides (about 10 minutes).
  • Repeat for the remaining chicken pieces.
  • Discard all but 2 tbsp of oil and add garlic and onion; cook stirring, until vegetables are soft (about 7 minutes.)
  • Return chicken to pan with orange juice, saffron, raisins and caper.
  • Cover and cook over low heat until meat near the thigh bone is no longer pink when cut (about 20-30 minutes).
  • Stir in almonds.
  • Serve garnished with orange slices.