Chicken and Turkey

Colombian-Style Fried Chicken (Pollo Frito Apanado)

32 comments June 20, 2010
Colombian Fried Chicken

What’s there not to love about Pollo Frito? I know I love it! But for some reason, I have always been a little afraid to make fried chicken at home. I just didn’t think I would be able to get it just right. This week, I was craving some fried chicken from Frisby, a fast-food […]

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Pollo a la Llanera (Llanera-Style Chicken)

21 comments June 3, 2010
Pollo a la Llanera

This dish was inspired by a traditional Colombian recipe from the Llanos  zone of the country called “Conejo a la Llanera” (Llanera-Style Rabbit) . To be perfectly honest with you I don’t eat or cook rabbit. They are too cute and I happen to love the Easter bunny ;-). So, I made this delicious Colombian […]

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Chicken with Mushroom Sauce (Pollo con Salsa de Champiñones)

26 comments May 24, 2010
Pollo con Salsa de Champinones

I love chicken and I usually prefer to cook with dark meat rather than white meat for better flavor. This chicken with mushroom sauce is a simple, comforting and delicious dish. I think that comfort food should never be seasonal and in Colombia we cook stews, soups and other comforting dishes like this one no […]

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Pollo Asado ( Roasted Chicken)

40 comments March 1, 2010
Pollo Asado

Do you remember my Colombian-style roasted chicken legs ? If not, don’t worry, here’s the recipe. Well, here is another variation of roasted chicken that we have in Colombia and this time I used a whole chicken. The skin was crispy and flavourful. It is a beautiful roasted chicken, don’t you think? Although I am […]

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Chicken Fricase ( Fricasé de Pollo)

30 comments February 16, 2010
Chicken Fricase

Fricasse is a term used to described a stew dish that is usually made with poultry and cooked in a gravy sauce, of which there are many variations. The first time I ate this chicken fricasse was at my friend’s house when we were in college and I loved it! Her mom told me how […]

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Chicken with Prunes and Bacon

27 comments January 16, 2010
Pollo con Ciruelas

Sometimes I develop a craving for a dish with a combination of sweet and savory flavors, like meat, chicken or fish with fruit sauces. This Chicken with Prune and Bacon Sauce is such a dish, and it is great for entertaining because it is a one-pot dish and very tasty. I used drumsticks instead of […]

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Chicken Tacos (Tacos de Pollo)

33 comments January 11, 2010
Chicken Tacos

Joan from Foodalogue is having a “Culinary Tour Around the World” and this time she is going “South of the Border”. The first country on the tour is Mexico and because I love their food so much, I decided to join her with these delicious Chicken Tacos with tomatillo salsa. They were easy and quick […]

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