Pollo Relleno Recipe

Pollo Relleno is a delicious and flavorful Mexican dish made with a whole chicken stuffed with a savory filling. The chicken is seasoned with a blend of spices and then filled with a mixture of vegetables, herbs, and sometimes rice or bread crumbs. It is then roasted until the chicken is tender and the filling is cooked through. Pollo Relleno is a perfect dish for special occasions or family gatherings, and it pairs well with rice, beans, or a fresh salad.

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1hr 30minstotal
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Ingredients for Pollo Relleno Recipe

  • 1/4 Whole Chicken
  • As required Salt And Pepper, To Taste
  • as required Spices Of Your Choice
  • 1/2 tablespoon Oil
  • 1/4 Onion, Diced
  • 1/2 cloves Cloves Garlic, Minced
  • as required Vegetables Of Your Choice
  • as needed Kitchen Twine

Directions: Pollo Relleno Recipe

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.Preheat the oven to 375°F (190°C).
  • STEP 2.Season the chicken with salt, pepper, and your choice of spices.
  • STEP 3.In a large skillet, heat oil over medium heat. Add onions, garlic, and vegetables of your choice. Cook until softened.
  • STEP 4.Remove the skillet from heat and let the mixture cool slightly.
  • STEP 5.Stuff the chicken with the vegetable mixture, making sure to pack it tightly.
  • STEP 6.Place the stuffed chicken in a roasting pan and cover with foil.
  • STEP 7.Roast the chicken in the preheated oven for about 1 hour and 30 minutes, or until the internal temperature reaches 165°F (74°C).
  • STEP 8.Remove the foil and continue roasting for an additional 15-20 minutes, or until the skin is golden and crispy.
  • STEP 9.Let the chicken rest for a few minutes before carving and serving.
  • STEP 10.Serve the Pollo Relleno with your choice of sides, such as rice, beans, or a fresh salad.

Cooking Tips

  • You can customize the filling by adding your favorite vegetables, herbs, or even cooked rice or bread crumbs.
  • Make sure to season the chicken well before stuffing it to enhance the flavor.
  • To ensure even cooking, truss the chicken by tying the legs together with kitchen twine.
  • Use a meat thermometer to check the internal temperature of the chicken to ensure it is fully cooked.
  • Leftover Pollo Relleno can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.

Storage and Serving

  • Leftover Pollo Relleno can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.
  • To reheat, place the chicken in a preheated oven at 350°F (175°C) for about 15-20 minutes, or until heated through.
  • Serve the Pollo Relleno as a main dish with your choice of sides, such as rice, beans, or a fresh salad.
Nutrition
value
69
calories per serving
4 g Fat5 g Protein3 g Carbs4 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
    4g
  • Protein
    5g
  • Carbs
    3g
  • Fiber
    4g

MacroNutrients

  • Carbs
    3g
  • Protein
    5g
  • Fiber
    4g

Fats

  • Fat
    4g

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
    63mg
  • Iron
    2mg
  • Vitamin A
    574mcg
  • Vitamin B1
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B3
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B6
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B9
    71mcg
  • Vitamin B12
    0mcg
  • Vitamin C
    68mg
  • Vitamin E
    < 1mg
  • Copper
    < 1mcg
  • Magnesium
    36mg
  • Manganese
    < 1mg
  • Phosphorus
    81mg
  • Selenium
    13mcg
  • Zinc
    < 1mg
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. All nutritional information presented are estimates and not meant to substitute professional dietary advice or treatment
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Recipe By Slurrp