Yucatan Roasted Chicken

with Soft Tortillas

  • 15min

  • Serves 4

  • MED

Step 1

Pre heat the oven to 180°C.

Step 2

Place the onions into a baking dish with the cinnamon sticks and bay leaves.

Step 3

Heat a large grill pan or bbq over a high heat. Massage oil into the marylands and season with salt. Grill skin side down for 3-4 minutes or until slightly chard on both sides. The chicken won’t be cooked at this stage.

Step 4

Arranged chicken marylands on top of onions.

Step 5

In a mortar and pestle, crush the spices, oregano and add the chipotle and pound to make a paste. Season with a pinch of salt and mix in with the orange juice. Pour over the chicken and add the stock. Roast in the oven for 40-45 minutes until cooked through.

Step 6

Heat tortillas in a warm pan for 1 minute on each side. Keep warm in a clean tea towel.

Step 7

Serve chicken with tortillas in the middle of the table with your favourite Mexican accompaniments.