“Drunken” Chicken

Pollo Borracho

Preparation info
  • 4

    • Difficulty


Appears in
Food from My Heart: Cuisines of Mexico Remembered and Reimagined

By Zarela Martínez

Published 1992

  • About

This is another recipe from our neighbors, the Chávez family. They owned a still (La Vinata) that made sotol, the northern version of mezcal. In fact, the only access to the still was through our ranch. When I was going through my time of troubles, Lupe would reply to my despair by making fresh orange juice and serving it to me with a large dose of sotal. (I also vividly remember how once, when I must have been about fifteen,