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Cuban-Style Chicken

Type: Chicken, Poultry
Serves: 6 people

Recipe Ingredients

3 1/2 lbs 1589g / 56ozFrying chicken cut in - 16 to 18 pieces
1/4 cup 59mlStrained fresh lime - juice
1/4 cup 59mlDark rum
2   Garlic - mashed
2 tablespoons 30mlAnnatto oil
2 teaspoons 10mlDark soy sauce
1 cup 62g / 2.2ozFlour
1/2 teaspoon 2.5mlSalt
1/4 teaspoon 1.3mlFreshly ground black - pepper
2 cups 474mlVegetable oil
  Rice - or ...
  Fried plantains

Recipe Instructions

In a large glass bowl, mix together the lime juice, rum, garlic, annato oil, and soy sauce. Add the chicken pieces and turn until thoroughly coated with the mixture. Refrigerate for 2 to 3 hours.

Mix the flour, salt, and pepper together and spread in a shallow dish or on foil. Remove the chicken from the marinade and pat dry with paper towels. Discard marinade. Dredge chicken in flour mixture. In a large, heavy skillet, heat the oil until a haze appears.

Fry the chicken pieces, turning occasionally until brown on all sides. Serve hot with rice or fried plantains.

Cindy Revelle


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