Chicken and Turkey

Pollo a la Plancha (Colombian-Style Grilled Chicken Breast)

9 comments March 29, 2014
Receta de Pollo a la Plancha (Colombian-Style Grilled Chicken Breast)

I find chicken to be one of the most versatile proteins to cook. It’s delicious, and can be purchased at a decent price at most grocery stores. One of my favorite dishes to make with chicken breast is my mom’s Pollo a la Plancha. This Colombian-Style Grilled Chicken Breast recipe is simple to make and […]

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Pavo Asado Navideño (Christmas Turkey and Latin-Style Stuffing)

7 comments November 25, 2013
Pavo Asado Navideño (Christmas Turkey and Latin-Style Stuffing)

I did not grow up eating turkey (pavo) on Christmas Eve in Colombia, and of course, we did not celebrate Thanksgiving, as it is an American holiday. My family always made tamales, lechona and pernil de cerdo (pork leg) for our main dishes during the holidays. But Pavo Asado Navideño is very popular around the […]

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Chuleta de Pollo (Colombian-Style Breaded Chicken Breast)

11 comments September 10, 2013
Chuleta de Pollo (Colombian-Style Breaded Chicken Breast)

Every day I get some of the most beautiful emails from my readers telling me stories behind the recipes that they’ve tried from my site. I also get regular requests for some of the more popular Colombian dishes that I don’t yet have listed on my site, such as this Chuleta de Pollo recipe. I […]

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Bacon-Wrapped Chicken with Tamarind Sauce

7 comments January 24, 2013
Bacon-Wrapped Chicken with Tamarind Sauce

This Bacon Wrapped Chicken with Tamarind Sauce recipe has been sitting on my computer waiting to be shared for a couple of months! I made it for dinner on a weekend back in November, and then it got buried in my drafts folder. I’m not sure how I let that happen but it’s time to […]

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Pollo Guisado a la Jardinera (Braised Chicken with Vegetables)

11 comments September 25, 2012
Pollo Guisado a la Jardinera (Braised Chicken with Vegetables)

Pollo Guisado was one of the most popular dishes in my house when I was growing up. This dish is very easy to prepare, full of flavor, and it is absolutely delicious! I love serving this with white rice on the side to soak up the rich and wonderful sauce. Use bone-in, skin-on chicken for […]

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Caldo Basico de Pollo (Colombian-Style Chicken Stock)

13 comments May 29, 2012
Caldo Basico de Pollo (Colombian-Style Chicken Stock)

Chicken Stock or Caldo Basico de Pollo is the base of many soups, stews, and rice, as well as other Colombian dishes. I love making my own stocks because I don’t want them to be filled with preservatives and artificial flavors. I will post my recipes for beef and vegetable stock soon too! These stocks […]

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Pollo Sudado con Zanahoria (Chicken with Carrot Sauce)

16 comments February 6, 2012
Pollo sudado con Salsa de Zanahoria

Now that I am so far away from home and my family, dishes like this Pollo Sudado con Zanahoria take me back to Colombia. If you are looking for something simple and tasty to make for a weekday dinner for your family, my mom’s Chicken with Carrot Sauce is the perfect dish. I like serving […]

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