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Guatamalan   -   Gallina Guisado   adapted from False Tongues and Sunday Bread by Copeland Marks

  • 4 Pounds Chicken -- in large pieces
  • 8 Cloves Garlic -- finely chopped
  • 1 Teaspoon Salt
  • 1 Pound Potato -- cubed
  • 4 Cups Water
  • 3 Large Tomatoes -- chopped
  • 2 Medium Tomatillos -- chopped
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Thyme
  • 1 Small Onion -- sliced
  • 1 Medium Bay Leaf
  • 1 Tablespoon Olive Oil
Directions Cook chicken, garlic, salt and potatoes in water for 30 mintues. Reserve 2 cups broth. Process into a smooth paste tomato, tomatillos, thyme and onion with the reserved broth. In large saucepan, fry the sauce with the bay leaf in the oil for 3 minutes. Add chicken and potatos and simmer over low heat for 15 minutes. Serve with rice or tortillas.
Serves 4
Time to Make 0:00

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