Whip up a simple marinade and grill or broil this chicken for a juicy El Pollo Loco knock off. Pair with tortillas and rice and beans for an easy dinner.
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Loco Pollo- El Pollo Loco Chicken Recipe

Whip up a simple marinade and grill or broil this Loco Pollo chicken for a juicy El Pollo Loco Chicken Recipe knock off that pairs well with rice and beans.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time35 mins
Course: Main
Cuisine: Mexican
Servings: 8 servings
Calories: 308kcal
Author: Jade Jones

Ingredients

Instructions

  • Combine oil, butter, onion powder, garlic powder, cumin, and lemon juice in large shallow pan. Add chicken halves, turning to coat well. Cover and marinate several hours or overnight.
  • Remove chicken from marinade, cook over medium coals on barbeque grill, or 4- inches from source of heat under broiler, until browned on both side and meat is done, turning and basting frequently, about 30 minutes.
  • Cut chicken halves into pieces to serve with beans and rice, corn or flour tortillas and salsa, if desired. Makes 6 servings.
  • Family preference is bone-in chicken breasts.

Nutrition

Calories: 308kcal | Protein: 36g | Fat: 17g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 124mg | Sodium: 684mg | Potassium: 629mg | Vitamin A: 230IU | Vitamin C: 3.5mg | Calcium: 10mg | Iron: 0.7mg