Eddie's Class

Pollo en Coca recipe from Grandma


So during the Christmas break I got spend time with my grandmother (dad's mom). She was able to give me the recipe for one of my long lost favorites; Pollo en Coca or Chicken in Coca Cola. So the recipe below will walk you through this great dish from the state of Michoacan, Mexico!


Steps in English

Ingredients: 
1 can of chipotle chile, 1 half liter bottle of Mexican Coca Cola, 3 Roma tomatoes, 5 garlic ears, one potato 6 chicken drumsticks, 3 carrots, can of corn.

Steps for Chicken:
1. Blend the chipotle chile, 3 tomatoes, and garlic.
2. Pour from the blender into a large saucepan or pot, mix/stir in the Coca Cola.
3. Add the Chicken.
4. Add diced potato and carrots.
5. Cook for 25-30 minutes.

Steps for rice:
1. Slowly cook the rice in about tablespoon of cooking oil (it burns fast so be careful).
2. Wait for it to cool down, then add sliced carrots and 1/2 a can of ears of corn.
3. For each cup of rice add about two cups of water.
4. Let it cook on low for about 20 minutes.

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Steps in Spanglish (how I took the notes)

Chile Chipotle ½
-3 jitomates molido, con ajo, con coke (no agua)
-papa picadita con ruedas de sanaoria


El pollo se cocina en la coka


top off with salt crackers
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arroz doradito, no jitomate, elote

when you make the rice, fry and cook it first, then when its done let it cool down before you steam it.