Recipe of the Week: Pollo Las Palmas

Indulge in the vibrant flavors of Mexico with this tantalizing chicken smothered in rich enchilada sauce, a dish that brings a fiesta to your dinner table. Packed with tender chicken and a spicy kick, it’s a surefire way to spice up your weeknight meals.

Plus earn up to 528 Points!


  • 1 3- to 4-lb. chicken (earn 3 Points)
  • 6 garlic cloves, chopped
  • 2 tbsp fresh oregano, chopped
  • 1 tbsp cumin
  • 1/2 cup lime juice (earn 3 Points)
  • 1/4 cup olive oil (earn 9 Points)
  • 1 white onion, finely diced (earn 3 Points)
  • 1/2 cup Mild Green Enchilada Sauce (earn up to 510 Points)
  • 1/2 bunch parsley, chopped
  • Salt and pepper


  1. Remove the backbone of the chicken, keeping the rest of the chicken in one piece.
  2. Place the chicken in a sealable plastic bag or a baking dish large enough to hold the chicken.
  3. In a blender, combine half the garlic, oregano, cumin, ½ cup lime juice, Las Palmas® Green Enchilada Sauce, ¼ cup olive oil and white onion. Puree until smooth. Pour over the chicken and make sure the chicken is entirely coated.
  4. Marinate and refrigerate overnight.
  5. Preheat a grill. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
  6. Grill the chicken over medium heat, using something heavy to weigh the chicken down, for 5 minutes per side.
  7. Place in an ovenproof dish or sauté pan and finish cooking in the oven for 12 minutes. Plate chicken and serve.

See full recipe here.

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