Kelaguen Chicken

Kelaguen Chicken

JOAN_EIDSON

"This is a classic recipe from Guam, and one of my favorites. It is wonderful wrapped in a tortilla, or served with crackers. It is also wonderful by itself. I hope you like this as much as my family does!"
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Ingredients

servings 815 cals
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Nutrition

  • Calories:
  • 815 kcal
  • 41%
  • Fat:
  • 58 g
  • 89%
  • Carbs:
  • 6.7g
  • 2%
  • Protein:
  • 64.3 g
  • 129%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 255 mg
  • 85%
  • Sodium:
  • 1988 mg
  • 80%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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Directions

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  1. Sprinkle chicken with salt and place pieces on a broiler pan. Broil for about 10 minutes, turn and broil for another 5 minutes or until chicken is cooked, but still moist.
  2. Bone, and finely chop cooked chicken pieces.
  3. In a medium bowl combine the chicken, lemon juice, coconut, and hot peppers. Chill for at least one hour and serve.

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I grilled the chicken over hot coals instead of broiling it. It tastes even better.

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My family is from Guam and this is not kelaguen to me. The chicken should only be barbecued after being marinated in soy sauce, lemon, garlic and onions. After it has been grilled and finely ...

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My family is from Guam and this is not kelaguen to me. The chicken should only be barbecued after being marinated in soy sauce, lemon, garlic and onions. After it has been grilled and finely ...

I grilled the chicken over hot coals instead of broiling it. It tastes even better.

Brings back memories of Guam! Now all I need is a finadene sauce recipe...and the Guamanian tortillas ...I'll have a mini-fiesta! Delicious!

My husband is from guam. This nothing like the other Kelaguen, I have ever tasted. Cheap immation of the original.

I am Guamanian so kelaguen is present at any family reunion we have. i love it. but my family adds green onions and red chili pepper flakes and we dont use the coconut. i think its better this w...

I would love to see more recipes from Guam

Although grilled on a barbecue is best, chicken roasted on a spit at the local supermarket isn't all that bad, either. I also use chopped green onion for essential flavor and color.

If you live near an Asian market try to find Yours brand lemon powder, it makes all the difference. If you want your kalguen dry then sprinkle it in powder form, if you want the kelaguen more on...

I'm lazy so I broil boneless/skinless chicken thighs for this dish. Adding sliced scallions makes for a tastier dish, too.

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