Grandma’s Pipian Sauce Chicken

Grandma’s Pipian Sauce Chicken


Pollo Pipian is a traditional hispanic dish typically made with chicken in a creamy pumpkin seed and chili sauce. This recipe for Grandmas 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.

The ingredient of Grandma’s Pipian Sauce Chicken

  1. 4 Ancho chilies plus another one sliced and lightly fried
  2. water
  3. 1/2 cup almonds
  4. 2 1/8 cups milk
  5. 6 chicken pieces thigh and leg
  6. salt
  7. ground black pepper
  8. 3 1/8 tablespoons lard
  9. 1 11/16 cups chicken broth
  10. chicken bouillon powder
  11. 1/2 cup sesame seeds roasted

The instruction how to make Grandma’s Pipian Sauce Chicken

  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.
  4. In a saucepan, add the lard and sear the chicken. Set aside.
  5. In the same saucepan, add the sauce and cook for 3 minutes. Add the chicken, chicken broth, and bouillon powder.
  6. Cook over low heat for 20 to 30 minutes.
  7. Serve the chicken covered with sauce. Sprinkle sesame seeds on top and garnish with lightly fried ancho chili rings.

Nutritions of Grandma’s Pipian Sauce Chicken

calories: NutritionInformation
carbohydrateContent: 770 calories
cholesterolContent: 40 grams
fatContent: 105 milligrams
fiberContent: 53 grams
proteinContent: 14 grams
saturatedFatContent: 42 grams
sodiumContent: 12 grams
sugarContent: 420 milligrams
: 9 grams

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