Pollo a la Brasa (Peruvian Grilled Chicken)

Pollo a la Brasa (Peruvian Grilled Chicken) For your next cookout, treat your family to a classic Peruvian dish made on the grill instead of in the oven. This recipe is simple to prepare and is bursting with flavor. If you like things spicy, leave the seeds in your jalapenos for extra heat.


Original recipe yields 4 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified

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Time Details

    PREP : 10 mins

    COOK : 15 mins

    TOTAL : 8 hrs

    SERVING : 4

    YIELD : 4 servings

  • Place chicken thighs into a gallon-sized resealable plastic bag. Blend soy sauce, garlic, lime juice, vegetable oil, cumin, paprika, and oregano in a blender until smooth. Pour mixture over chicken, seal the bag, and refrigerate for 8 hours.

  • Combine jalapeno peppers, cilantro, mayonnaise, lime juice, olive oil, garlic, salt, and pepper in a blender; pulse until sauce is smooth. Transfer sauce to a covered bowl and refrigerate until ready to serve.

  • Preheat an outdoor grill for medium-high heat and lightly oil the grate.

  • Remove chicken thighs from the bag and place on the grill. Discard bag with excess marinade. Grill thighs for 7 minutes; flip and grill 7 additional minutes.

  • Transfer thighs to a serving dish and drizzle reserved sauce over the chicken.

Per Serving: 543 calories; protein 37.7g; carbohydrates 6.1g; fat 40.5g; cholesterol 132.9mg; sodium 1685mg.