Pollo Al Ajillo Recipe

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Pollo Al Ajillo
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  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • 2 1/2-3 lbs chicken, cut into 8 pieces
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1 lemon , juice of
  • 1 pinch saffron, crushed and diluted in very small amount of water


  1. Heat oil in large skillet. Add chicken pieces and cook over moderate heat until golden brown.
  2. Place chicken pieces in large, shallow casserole. Season with salt. Pour off all but 4 tablespoons of oil in skillet.
  3. Saute garlic. Stir in water and bring to boil. Pour over chicken. Add lemon juice and saffron.
  4. Cook, covered, over low heat about 15 minutes or until meat is tender. Serve, spooning sauce over chicken.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 916.92 Kcal (3839 kJ)
Calories from fat 672.79 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 74.75g 115%
Cholesterol 280.6mg 94%
Sodium 219.35mg 9%
Potassium 613.36mg 13%
Total Carbs 1.59g 1%
Sugars 0.44g 2%
Dietary Fiber 0.45g 2%
Protein 56.32g 113%
Vitamin C 17.3mg 29%
Iron 3.3mg 18%
Calcium 42.5mg 4%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 238.35 Kcal (998 kJ)
Calories from fat 174.89 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 19.43g 115%
Cholesterol 72.94mg 94%
Sodium 57.02mg 9%
Potassium 159.44mg 13%
Total Carbs 0.41g 1%
Sugars 0.12g 2%
Dietary Fiber 0.12g 2%
Protein 14.64g 113%
Vitamin C 4.5mg 29%
Iron 0.9mg 18%
Calcium 11mg 4%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Recipe Tags

Weightwatchers Points

  • 24.5
  • 25

Good Points

  • saturated fat free,
  • low sodium,
  • sugar free

Bad Points

  • High in Total Fat

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