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Pollo a la Brasa con Citron

Pollo a la Brasa con Citron
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  • approximately 6 to 8 ServingsServings


  • 16 ounces Florida orange juice
  • 1/2 cup Soy sauce
  • 1/4 cup fresh lime juice
  • 10 garlic cloves
  • 2 tablespoons ground cumin
  • 1 tablespoon dried oregano
  • 1 tablespoon Paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 3 whole chickens, Salt and pepper, to taste



1 Combine orange juice, soy sauce, lime juice, garlic, cumin, oregano, paprika, pepper, and oil in blender; blend until smooth.

2  Pour mixture over chicken; cover and marinate in refrigerator for 8 to 24 hours. Discard marinade and pat chicken dry with paper towels.

3 For rotisserie: place chicken on rods and roast according to manufacturer’s directions or until internal temperature reaches 165° F. Remove and let cool.

5 For oven: preheat oven to 450° F. Season the cavity of the chicken with salt and pepper.

6 Tie legs together to hold shape; tuck wings under body.

7 Place chicken in roasting pan. Roast chicken 20 minutes. Reduce oven temperature to 375°F.

8 Continue roasting for about 1 hour 20 minutes or until internal temperature reaches 165° F. Remove from oven and let cool.

Source: The Florida Department of Citrus