September 17 – Honduran Teacher’s Day

Delicious recipe for Chicken with Plantain Slices (Pollo Chuco)

The Pollo Chuco (which has nothing chuco) as this dish is known, has its appeal as Breaded Chicken due to the accompaniments it brings: Plantain Slices, Salad and Chimol plus a sauce that makes this traditional dish a delicious meal. national.

Today it is easy to find even on the streets of Honduras (especially on the north coast of the country), this traditional Honduran chicken.

Honduras has a gastronomic wealth that to know it you must travel and explore in each city and town to enjoy the unique flavors of its traditional food.

It is not known because of its name, but it is believed that it is because it is a dish that is commonly eaten with the fingers.

Delicious recipe for Chicken with Plantain Slices (Pollo Chuco)
Enjoy this recipe to prepare the best Breaded Chicken in Honduras with plantain slices.

Complete Recipe of Chuco Chicken or Chicken with slices

Enjoy this recipe to prepare the best Breaded Chicken in Honduras with plantain slices.


  • 3 medium bowls
  • 3 containers
  • 1 Measuring cup
  • Measuring spoons
  • High frying pan
  • Knife


  • 1 pound Chicken principal ingredient
  • 1 cup wheat flour
  • 1 cup bread crumbs
  • 2 eggs
  • 3 cups of vegetable oil for frying
  • 2 green bananas or plantains
  • 2 tomatoes
  • 1 green chile or bell pepper (sweet pepper)
  • ½ onion white or yellow
  • ½ cup milk
  • Cabbage
  • Garlic
  • Tajin
  • Apple vinager
  • Coriander
  • Mustard sauce
  • Mayonnaise
  • Ketchup
  • Honey
  • Cumin to taste
  • Dried and ground rosemary to taste
  • Oregano to taste
  • Paprika to taste
  • Garlic salt
  • Lemon juice
  • Sea salt to taste


Chicken Marinade

  1. To clean the chicken, we first leave it for 20 minutes with lemon and salt, to eliminate any harmful bacteria.
  2. Then it is washed with drinking water and left to drain.
  3. Cut the chicken into the pieces that we want to serve and place it in a glass bowl
  4. Add 3 tablespoons of mustard, 5 crushed garlic cloves, 1 tablespoon of lemon juice or juice, and 1 teaspoon of sea salt.
  5. Note: Remember that lemon usually cooks chicken meat
  6. Let rest for 3 to 4 hours (the longer the better)

Preparation of the Sauce

  1. In a container we add the milk as a base.
  2. Add 3 tablespoons of tomato sauce, 2 tablespoons of mayonnaise and a tablespoon of mustard.
  3. Mix with ½ teaspoon of oregano and ½ teaspoon rosemary
  4. Add a little lemon juice.
  5. We review the taste
  6. Tip: better if it is not too salty
  7. We beat well and that’s it, we can store it in the fridge while we prepare the rest.

Preparación del Chimol

  1. Wash the cilantro, tomatoes, green chile (Pigmenton), carrot and cabbage with water, vinegar and baking soda
  2. Cut the tomatoes, sweet chili and onion into small squares
  3. Mix everything in a glass or plastic container
  4. Add 1 tablespoon of vinegar, 1 tablespoon of lemon, 1 teaspoon of oregano, 1 teaspoon of cumin, and 1 teaspoon of salt.
  5. Tip: If you have olive oil, we recommend that you add 1 or 2 tablespoons.
  6. Stir everything well and let rest for half an hour before serving

Preparation of the Salad

  1. Cut the cabbage and carrot, previously washed, into fine julienne strips.
  2. Chop the coriander.
  3. Mix everything in a large container.
  4. Add 1 tablespoon of apple cider vinegar, 1 tablespoon of lemon, 1 teaspoon of cumin, 1 teaspoon of pepper and salt to taste.
  5. Stir the ingredients well and let them absorb all the flavor. we booked

Chicken Preparation

  1. Heat the oil well in a frying pan.
  2. Tip: A tall pot will do
  3. In a bowl we place the flour with a mixture of rosemary, garlic salt, oregano
  4. Tip: Add the spices in teaspoons to find your point.
  5. In the second we beat the two eggs well.
  6. In the third we mix the crumb with paprika and rosemary
  7. Tip: If you have any combination that includes hot chili add it to this part
  8. Fry until golden brown. Approximately 5-10 minutes depending on the size of the chicken pieces.

Preparation of the Bananas

  1. Peel the green plantains and cut into slices
  2. Add a little sea salt
  3. Fry the slices and let the oil drain

Preparation of Chicken with Slices (Pollo Chuco)

  1. Place the banana slices on a large plate.
  2. Add the chicken
  3. Add the salad
  4. Add the chimol
  5. Sprinkle with the sauce
  6. and ready to Enjoy…!