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robert-r
12-05-2017, 10:15 AM
This is the second time I've cooked this & it's has to be one of our all time favorite chicken recipes. Rotisserie, of course!

Dissolved 1/2 cup K salt in 2 quarts cold water, added a whole chicken & put it in the fridge for 6 hours.

Made a wet rub. Player lineup:

https://i.imgur.com/AjtTxu3.jpg

Ground 4 cloves garlic & 2 tsp K salt to a paste.

https://i.imgur.com/5KIttHY.jpg

Added 2 tbs smoked paprika, 1 tbs ground cumin, 1 1/2 tsp ground black pepper, 1 tbs aji amarillo paste, 2 tsp huacatay paste, the juice of 1 lime & 2 tbs evoo.

https://i.imgur.com/1ABDjkd.jpg

Drained & patted the bird dry. Put some of the rub under the skin of the breast & thighs & slathered the rest on the outside of the chicken.
Trussed, spitted & into the 14.5 for a ride at 400* over Weber briqs & a big chunk of cherry.

https://i.imgur.com/VDn1uZr.jpg

While the chicken was cooking, made the green sauce. Player lineup:

https://i.imgur.com/A3KQIvy.jpg

Rough chopped 2 cloves garlic, 2 green onions, 2 jalapenos (stemmed & seeded) & put them in a blender.
Added the juice if 1 lime, 1/2 cup chopped cilantro leaves (which didn't make it to the photo op), 3/4 cup mayo, 1/4 cup sour cream, 1 tbs aji amarillo paste & 2 tsp huacatay paste. Blended until smooth & seasoned w k salt & ground black pepper.

Pulled the bird when the breast measured 170* & let it rest 10 minutes.

https://i.imgur.com/UaepHMb.jpg

Time to eat!

https://i.imgur.com/YFCPOfp.jpg

The chicken was moist & tender, great flavor from the rub & the green sauce is just super.
Wifey loves this!!! It's spicy, but not tear your head off.



fwiw - the aji amarillo paste was ez to find local at the Mexican supermarkets.
The huacatay paste was another story - ended up ordering from Amazon. It's pricey.
After it arrived, found Goya brand at Walmart for 1/4 the cost + $6 shipping.


This is a Steve Raichlen recipe.

mcyork28
12-05-2017, 10:29 AM
Looks Good! Might have to try that.

sudsandswine
12-05-2017, 10:44 AM
Looks good! I've been wanting to do a Peruvian style chicken ever since I saw a recipe in one of Steven Raichlen's books but all the pepper pastes required always added up to too much money in my Amazon cart :P

Garyclaw
12-05-2017, 10:50 AM
Wow! That looks good. Thanks for sharing.

robert-r
12-05-2017, 10:53 AM
Looks good! I've been wanting to do a Peruvian style chicken ever since I saw a recipe in one of Steven Raichlen's books but all the pepper pastes required always added up to too much money in my Amazon cart :P

IIRC - the aji amarillo paste was approx $4.00 at the Mexican supermarket.
Walmart has the huacatay paste for $2.50 + $6 shipping.

There is enough in both jars to do at least 4 chickens w/ sauce.

WhitesideJC
12-05-2017, 10:55 AM
That looks awesome, and I'm a huge fan of green sauce. I'll be adding a few of these items to my wish list...

Big George's BBQ
12-05-2017, 11:18 AM
That looks really good

robert-r
12-05-2017, 03:22 PM
That looks awesome, and I'm a huge fan of green sauce. I'll be adding a few of these items to my wish list...

Thanks. Tried dipping some Ruffles in the green sauce. Kinda strong... but not too bad. :becky:

BillN
12-05-2017, 03:24 PM
Nice work Robert looks delicious...:thumb:

THoey1963
12-05-2017, 03:30 PM
Looks great Robert...

IamMadMan
12-05-2017, 04:14 PM
Awesome chicken...... I love the flavor of the aji amarillo pepper, I use the powder in my BBQ Sauce.

cowgirl
12-05-2017, 05:46 PM
That looks delicious Robert! Thanks for posting!

robert-r
12-05-2017, 06:32 PM
Nice work Robert looks delicious...:thumb:

Looks great Robert...

Awesome chicken...... I love the flavor of the aji amarillo pepper, I use the powder in my BBQ Sauce.

That looks delicious Robert! Thanks for posting!

Thank you. You really should try this recipe. It's amazing.

Stingerhook
12-05-2017, 07:01 PM
That is one fine looking plate Robert.

Bonewagon
12-05-2017, 07:28 PM
Nice lookin' bird! :thumb:

robert-r
12-05-2017, 08:01 PM
Nice lookin' bird! :thumb:

That is one fine looking plate Robert.

Thank you! Wife got the wings, per Queen's preferences.

ChesapeakeSmoke
12-09-2017, 09:57 AM
Thank you for sharing! We love Peruvian chicken in the rare occasions we are near a place that has it. This will definitely go on my list of must cook soon.