Encacahuatado Spicy Peanut Sauce with Chicken

LA COCINA MEXICANA DE PILY
19Ingredients
55Minutes
670Calories

Description

Pollo encacahuatado is a traditional Mexican recipe that features chicken in a spicy peanut sauce. Make your own at home with this recipe for Encacahuatado Spicy Peanut Sauce with Chicken. The encacahuatado sauce is made using a mixture guajillo chi…

ies and chipotle chilies. Boiled and then pureed, the peppers are added to a mixture of pureed tomatoes, chopped peanuts, onion, garlic and cinnamon to make a thick savory sauce for the chicken. Use chicken leg or thighs for this recipe.

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Ingredients

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  • 6 chicken pieces (legs, thighs)
  • 2 liters water
  • 2 tablespoons salt
  • 3 cloves garlic
  • 1/4 onion
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 chili (guajillo, seeded and deveined)
  • 1 chipotle chili (seeded and deveined)
  • 300 grams tomato (ripe)
  • 1/4 onion
  • 8 black peppercorns
  • 5 allspice (grains)
  • 2 cloves
  • 3 cloves garlic
  • 1 1/2 cups peanuts (peeled and roasted)
  • 1 piece cinnamon stick
  • 2 1/2 cups chicken broth
  • vegetable oil
  • salt (to taste)
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    Directions

    1. Place the chicken, water, salt, garlic, and onion in a large saucepan. Cook over medium heat until the chicken is cooked.
    2. Set aside and separate 2 1/2 cups of the broth to use in the sauce.
    3. Heat the water. Bring to a boil and add the chilies.
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    NutritionView More

    670Calories
    Sodium164% DV3940mg
    Fat78% DV51g
    Protein80% DV41g
    Carbs6% DV18g
    Fiber28% DV7g
    Calories670Calories from Fat460
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Fat51g78%
    Saturated Fat9g45%
    Trans Fat0g
    Cholesterol85mg28%
    Sodium3940mg164%
    Potassium1010mg29%
    Protein41g80%
    Calories from Fat460
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Carbohydrate18g6%
    Dietary Fiber7g28%
    Sugars6g12%
    Vitamin A25%
    Vitamin C25%
    Calcium10%
    Iron25%

    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

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