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Homemade Almond Chicken

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Cook this almond chicken dish. Take a tomato-based sauce with toasted almonds, flavored with laurel, pink pepper and cumin with a spicy twist of wide chili, ideal for a totally exquisite main course.
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6 portions
  • 3 tablespoons vegetal oil
  • 1 whole chicken, cut into pieces, breasts, thighs and legs without skin
  • 1 pinch salt, to season breasts
  • 3 cloves garlic, chopped, for sauce
  • 1 white onion, girl, cut into medium cubes for sauce
  • 4 tomatoes, cut in medium cubes, for sauce
  • 2 ancho chili peppers
  • 1 cup almond, whole, toasted, for the sauce
  • 3 black pepper, pink
  • 1 leave bay (laurel)
  • 1/4 teaspoons clove
  • 1 pinch cumin
  • 1/2 cups chicken soup
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 1 cup almond, filleted, with shell
  • to taste parsley, to decorate
  • to taste Salad, or white rice to accompany


Preheat the oven to 180 ° C.
Heat the pan over high heat with the oil, fry the chicken until golden brown, season and remove from the pan. Place the chicken in a tray and bake until it is completely cooked, remove from the oven and reserve.
Add the garlic and onion to the same pan and cook until you get a transparent color, add the tomato, broad chili, almonds, pink pepper, bay leaf, cloves and cumin, stuffed with the chicken broth and cook for 8 minutes or until the liquid is reduced by half.
Add the previous preparation in the glass of the Vitamix®, close the lid tightly, select the speed 1, increase the speed little by little up to 10 and then, until the high level. Blend for 3 minutes, season and reserve the sauce.
Serve the chicken from the oven with the sauce and decorate with the almonds and parsley. Enjoy


Serve the chicken pieces dipped in the sauce and decorate with the sliced ​​almonds and fresh parsley, you can accompany them with rice or salad.


When liquefying with your Vitamix® you perfect the texture of your sauce and leave it completely smooth. Use the push bar to direct the ingredients to the blades, it will be much easier.

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Ratings (5)
Shantel Ramírez
05/11/2019 11:23:25
Seguí tal cual la receta y me gusto mucho
Laura montenegro
24/10/2018 09:35:00
Se ve delicioso
Gabriela Torres Plasencia
18/05/2018 23:44:09
Sustituí las especias que menciona la receta por una pizca de condimento para pasta y quedó increíble. Muy buena receta!!!
Chek-o SS
15/09/2017 23:53:44
Excelente y fácil de hacer, gracias
José Cuauhtemoc Marrufo Gomez.
08/08/2017 16:53:57

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