The chicken is always an appreciated ingredient. It easily combines with any flavor, it is relatively easy to prepare, is very versatile and everybody likes it. In fact there are infinite recipes that have chicken but when the salsa pipian is added, that’s another story...
The pipian salsa is an originally salsa from Oaxaca, that is very interesting and unusual as it is prepared with pumpkin seeds and sesame seeds. Although its true beauty lies in its thick consistency, its rough texture and its indescribable flavor – full of different shades.
Now, if it happens to be impossible to describe the pipian salsa flavor imagine when it is mixed with the chicken. It generates a flavor that will fascinate you, we assure that you will ask for more.
To accompany this dish divine combinations can be made by using the red of the Mexican rice or the white of the peasant rice or the green of the Puebla style rice. The combination that you choose will look very nice.
About the Recipe
In this recipe only preparing the pipian is laborious, from there on everything is easy to make.
The pumpkin seeds that are used to prepare the salsa should not have salt nor any flavoring.
To make the pipian salsa exotic ingredients are used like the Mexican pepper leaf. It is very important to use it because it gives a lot of freshness to the salsa, in case that you don’t get it omit it.
In this recipe you can use the chicken pieces that you like the most, just make sure of having 1.1 lbs.