Picadillo de Pollo

Shredded Chicken in a Savory, Sweet Tomato Sauce


Preparation info

  • Serves

    4 to 6

    • Difficulty


Appears in

Oaxaca: Home Cooking from the Heart of Mexico


By Bricia Lopez and Javier Cabral

Published 2019

  • About

Rotisserie chicken is really big in Mexico. When traveling in Oaxaca and many other parts of Mexico, you’ll probably eat it or at least be tempted to eat it, since it looks like there is a place on every corner just tempting you with juicy roast chicken. When I was a little girl, there was a place called Pollo del Oriente that was a few blocks away from our home. I remember having taquitos de picadillo there for the first time. Picadillo is eaten all around Mexico and sometimes it is made f