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Tacos de Pollo

Servings 20 tacos
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 1 hr


  • electric grinder
  • baking tray


  • 3 dried ancho chillies, cleaned, stem & seeds off
  • 9 pieces chicken thighs, no bones, no skin
  • 1 tbsp salt
  • 3 tbsp vegetable oil


  • Start by cleaning the ancho chillies, remove the stem and seeds. Cut them into small pieces and place in small quantities in the grinder and grind until powder.
  • Preheat the oven to 180 C. Once you have the ancho chilli powder, place the chicken thighs on a baking tray and add the ancho chilli powder, salt and oil and mix.
  • Place the chicken in the oven and cook for 45 min. While the chicken in cooking in the oven, prepare the refried beans, guacamole and corn tortillas. The salsa macha can be make in advance.
  • Once the chicken is cooked, cut it in small pieces. Then you can place all the little dishes on the table, chicken, salsa, guacamole, frijolitos (beans) and tortillas, have these delicious tacos like this: Get a tortilla, put some refried beans, then some chicken, then the guacamole and top all up with a good dollop of salsa macha. Enjoy them with some really cold cervecitas (beers)
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Mexican
Keyword: guacamole, mexican food, tacos