Pollo Pibil



1 cup fresh orange juice
1⁄3 cup fresh lime juice
1⁄4 cup fresh grapefruit juice
RawSpiceBar’s Achiote Paste
1 (3–4-lb.) whole chicken, cut into 8 pieces
Warm tortillas and red onions, for serving
Kosher salt, to taste


  1. Combine juices, achiote paste using RawSpiceBar’s Achiote Paste, and salt in a blender, and purée until smooth, at least 2 minutes. Set aside.
  2. Add chicken pieces to Dutch Oven and pour over sauce. Place pot over medium-high heat, and bring sauce inside to a boil; reduce heat to medium-low, and cook, covered, until chicken is cooked through, about 45 minutes.
  3. To serve, uncover pot and divide chicken among serving bowls and serve with sauce, plus onions and tortillas, if desired.  Enjoy!


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