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Peruvian Style Roast Chicken with Aji Verde

Peruvian Style Roast Chicken with Aji Verde

This Peruvian-style roast chicken is a delicious and flavorful dish that is sure to please. The chicken is marinated in a blend of garlic, cumin, and oregano, and then roasted until golden and juicy. The dish is served with aji verde, a spicy green sauce made with jalapenos, cilantro, and lime juice. The combination of flavors is sure to tantalize your taste buds!


– 1 whole chicken
– 2 cloves garlic, minced
– 1 teaspoon cumin
– 1 teaspoon oregano
– Salt and pepper, to taste
– 2 tablespoons olive oil
– 1 jalapeno, seeded and minced
– 1/4 cup cilantro, chopped
– 2 tablespoons lime juice
– 1/4 cup mayonnaise


1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.
2. In a small bowl, combine garlic, cumin, oregano, salt, and pepper.
3. Rub the spice mixture all over the chicken.
4. Place the chicken in a roasting pan and drizzle with olive oil.
5. Roast in the preheated oven for 45 minutes, or until the chicken is cooked through and the juices run clear.
6. Meanwhile, in a small bowl, combine jalapeno, cilantro, lime juice, and mayonnaise.
7. Serve the chicken with the aji verde sauce.

Nutritional Information:

– Calories: 456
– Fat: 28g
– Carbohydrates: 4g
– Protein: 44g
– Sodium: 545mg

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