Miner Chicken Xinxim

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Today I'm going to teach you how to make a delicious Mineiro Chicken Xinxim Recipe, a real delight that will win over your family, friends and guests.

Despite being very tasty, the Recipe is super practical, and can be prepared in just 30 minutes and yields up to 5 servings.

Many people look for recipes to innovate in their kitchen, so they don't stay in the same and always make the most obvious dishes that don't surprise anyone else.

And if you are that kind of person, you need to learn how to make the Mineiro Chicken Xinxim Recipe.

Depending on where you come from, chicken xinxim can be something quite common and commonplace, but the reality is that the dish is not so traditional in regions of Brazil, except in Minas Gerais and Bahia.

But what is a mineiro chicken xinxim? Well, originally, the dish is of Bahian origin and comes from the African and black culture of the region.

With a series of ingredients that have not changed over the years, xinxim maintains the essence that was created by Brazilian slaves.

Mineiro chicken xinxim is an adaptation of the Bahian recipe and was invented by the slaves of the region and was passed from generation to generation through the states until arriving in Minas Gerais.

The dish is great with various side dishes, going very well with white rice or carter, beans and other grains of Brazilian cuisine.

Because it contains chicken meat, the recipe is rich in proteins that strengthen our muscles, bones and offer a lot of energy for our daily lives.

Anyway, now that you know more about the dish, it's time to go to the finals and learn how to make it. Keep reading and check it out!

Ingredients for Miner Chicken Xinxim Recipe

  • 2 tablespoons of palm oil
  • 500g of dried shrimp
  • 100g roasted peanuts
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 1 lemon squeezed
  • 1 chopped onion
  • 1 free-range chicken
  • Salt to taste

How to make Mineiro Chicken Xinxim Recipe


Clean the chicken, cut into pieces, along the joints, and season with the crushed garlic, salt and lemon juice. Let it rest for 30 minutes. Saute onion in palm oil.

preparation of ingredients

Place the chicken pieces in a pan and add water little by little, until they are soft and with a consistent sauce. Add the prawns and ground peanuts to the sauté and let it cook for another 5 minutes on low heat. If desired, remove the bones from the bird before serving.

Now that you've learned how to make this delicious Miner chicken xinxim, how about also knowing other very tasty and practical recipes that we have here on the blog My Recipes? We have many options for snacks, treats and other delicious delicacies to make your day better.

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