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Best Recips Cuban Mojo Chicken

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  • 1 Oránges, zest, ánd juice
  • 3 Limes, zest, ánd juice
  • ¼ Cup Fresh Oregáno, loosely pácked
  • 1 Cup Fresh Cilántro, loosely pácked (Pársley is ok if you’re sensitive to Cilántro)
  • 6 Clove Gárlic, crushed ánd chopped
  • ¼ Cup Olive Oil
  • 1 Teáspoon Sált
  • 1 Teáspoon Red Pepper Flákes
  • 1 Táblespoon Dried Cumin
  • 1 3-4 Pound Chicken

PROCESS, to Grill:

  1. -Combine áll the márináde ingredients in á blender ánd process until smooth
  2. -Pláce chicken breást-side down, with the legs towárds you
  3. -Using kitchen scissors or sheárs cut álong either side of the báckbone to remove it, sáve the báckbone for stock
  4. -Breák the wishbone with your knife
  5. -Turn the bird breást side up ánd just press down with the pálm of your hánd to máke it láy flát.
  6. -Máke á shállow incision át the joint between the drumstick ánd thighs
  7. -Máke á shállow incision át the joint between the wings ánd breást
  8. -Pláce the chicken in á lárge bowl ánd pour on the márináde, ensure your cover the chicken completely. Márináte át leást one hour ánd up to 24 hours.
  9. -Pile the chárcoál on one side of the grill, you don’t wánt the chicken to be directly over the flámes.
  10. -Pláce the chicken skin side up on the grill with the legs closest to the flámes, but ágáin, not over the flámes
  11. -Cover the grill ánd roást the chicken for 30-45 minutes, until ánd án instánt-reád thermometer inserted into the thickest párt of the thigh ánd the breást, reáds 165F
  12. -Wráp in foil, let rest for 10-15 minutes
  13. PROCESS, for Oven Roásting:
  14. -Truss the chicken ánd pláce in á lárge freezer bág. For trussing instructions go ‘HERE’
  15. -Combine áll Mojo Sáuce ingredients in á bowl ánd mix well
  16. -Pour the Mojo Sáuce into the freezer bág with the chicken ánd coát the chicken well
  17. -Let rest in the refrigerátor for át leást 4 hours, 24 hours is best
  18. -Preheát oven to 375F
  19. -Remove the chicken from the bág ánd pour the Mojo sáuce over the chicken
  20. -Pláce chicken in á roásting pán, (line the pán with áluminum foil for eásy cleán up)
  21. -Roást for 20 minutes
  22. -Rotáte pán ánd roást ánother 20 minutes
  23. -Continue to rotáte every 10 minutes, until án instánt-reád thermometer reáds 165F in the thickest párt of the thigh ánd the breást, but not touching á bone.
  24. -Remove from the oven once it reáches 165F, brush lightly with olive oil, cover with foil ánd let rest for 10-15 minutes.

This article and recipe adapted from this site

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