Peruvian Chicken with fresh green sauce is a must-make for your next cookout. Get the easy recipe for chicken thighs infused with a flavorful marinade then grilled or smoked to perfection. Served with a simple homemade sauce made with fresh herbs, garlic, and seasoning. It’s the best chicken dish to make for dinner. Pollo a la Brasa with Aji Verde is sure to be favorite!
In a large bowl, whisk together garlic, soy sauce, sriracha, lime juice, pasilla chili powder, mustard, cumin, pepper and salt.
Add chicken thighs, turning to coat them all over with marinade. Cover and refrigerate at least 2 hours, these are best made the night before, and allowed to marinade all night
Smoker Instructions (the same cooking times work for a gas grill or an oven)
Heat the smoker or grill to 350 degrees. Remove chicken from marinade shake off excess marinade.
Smoke/grill chicken until skin is golden and chicken is cooked through,25 to 35 minutes.
While chicken is cooking, make the sauce.
Green Sauce Instructions
In a blender, blend cilantro, jalapeños, feta, garlic, lime juice, oregano, salt, mustard, sriracha, honey, and cumin until smooth. With the motor running, slowly drizzle in oil until mixture is emulsified. Taste and adjust the seasonings with salt or lime juice or both.