Peruvian Chicken, Cilantro Sauce and Cold Onion Cabbage Mixture

No photo for this one because it was SO GOOD I didn't care to stop to take a picture.  Not even the 2nd day.
I was hungry, it was incredible so I just ate it and didn't care.

And then I had it again in a wrap for 'brunch' with extra shredded cabbage, and it was still so good that I had 2 more for dinner that night. 

Personal Note:  THIS is the awesome, yummy one - and the one our daughter took a picture with on her phone because I raved about it.  ALSO:  this is the sauce I mixed with Green Goddess Dressing the next day and served as a dressing for the Cabbage, Black Olives, Avocado, Garlic Salt, etc. "First Communion" Salad that was incredible and there were no leftovers.

Peruvian Chicken, Cilantro Sauce and Cold Onion Cabbage Mixture

1 large package thigh thighs, or a whole chicken
3 T avocado or olive oil
2-3 t fresh lime juice
1 t lime zest, fresh or dried
2 t minced fresh garlic
1 t onion powder
1 T kosher salt
black pepper
1 t oregano
1 T paprika
1 T cumin

2-3 jalapenos
2 cloves garlic
1/3 c cilantro or 3/4 fresh
2 T olive or avocado oil
1/3 c mayo
1 T vinegar
1/2 t kosher salt
2 t fresh lime juice
1 t lime zest

1 c onions, sliced thin
1 c shredded cabbage
1 T lime juice
1 t apple cider vinegar
1/2 t sweetener of choice like sugar

Combine the marinade ingredients in a small food processor or use a stick blender.  Blend until thick and spread all over the chicken.  Roast at 400 until done.  About an hour for boneless thighs, or 1 1/2 hours for a whole chicken.  Remove and let the chicken set for at least 15 minutes or longer.  Can be prepared ahead as well.

For the sauce, combine the ingredients and blend with a stick blender or small processor until smooth.  Taste test for salt and pepper.  Combine the onion/cabbage mixture, and store in the refrigerator until needed.

1)  Serve the chicken hot with the cold sauce and the cold onion mixture.
2)  Serve the chicken cold on a tortilla wrap with the sauce an onion/cabbage mixture in it and add more cabbage
3)  Can also use Green Goddess Dressing in place of the cilantro sauce if you can't eat spicy foods or mix them.

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