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Pollo Tropical Marinated Chicken


TROPICAL MARINATED CHICKEN
Pollo Tropical Restaurant Copycat Recipe

2 pounds cut up chicken, your favorite pieces.
1 tablespoon fresh garlic, mashed into a paste.
4 cups of sour orange/bitter orange juice.
1 cup pineapple juice
1 minced jalapeno pepper
1 tablespoon fresh cilantro leaves
1 tablespoon cumin
1/2 teaspoon salt, or to taste
1/4 teaspoon black pepper, or to taste
1/4 teaspoon white pepper, or to taste
1 teaspoon dried oregano leave

Rub the chicken with the garlic and spices, then set them in a bath of the orange and pineapple juice. Marinate for at least 4 hours, overnight is great. If you cant find sour/bitter orange juice, substitute equal parts of orange and lime juice. Cook on your grill and baste with leftover marinade. Be sure to thoroughly cook after last basting.  Serve with rice and black beans.

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