Grandma’s Pipian Sauce Chicken

LA COCINA MEXICANA DE PILY
11Ingredients
55Minutes
770Calories

Description

Pollo Pipian is a traditional hispanic dish typically made with chicken in a creamy pumpkin seed and chili sauce. This recipe for Grandma's Pipian Sauce Chicken varies slightly from the original, using almonds in the sauce instead of pumpkin seeds…

Seared chicken is topped with the creamy ancho chile and almond sauce and sprinkled with sesame seeds for an extra crunch. This recipe also adds fried ancho chili rings for additional crunch and savory flavor.

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Ingredients

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  • 4 Ancho chilies (plus another one sliced and lightly fried)
  • water
  • 1/2 cup almonds
  • 0.5 liters milk
  • 6 chicken pieces (thigh and leg)
  • salt
  • ground black pepper
  • 40 grams lard
  • 400 milliliters chicken broth
  • chicken bouillon powder
  • 1/2 cup sesame seeds (roasted)
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    Directions

    1. Soak the chilies in hot water. Drain, seed, and devein.
    2. In a blender, grind the chilies, almonds, and milk.
    3. Season the chicken with salt and pepper.
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    NutritionView More

    770Calories
    Sodium18% DV420mg
    Fat82% DV53g
    Protein82% DV42g
    Carbs13% DV40g
    Fiber56% DV14g
    Calories770Calories from Fat480
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Fat53g82%
    Saturated Fat12g60%
    Trans Fat
    Cholesterol105mg35%
    Sodium420mg18%
    Potassium1880mg54%
    Protein42g82%
    Calories from Fat480
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Carbohydrate40g13%
    Dietary Fiber14g56%
    Sugars9g18%
    Vitamin A190%
    Vitamin C8%
    Calcium50%
    Iron50%

    * 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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