El Pollo Loco Copycat Chicken Recipe & Marinade

Chicken recipes rule our house and this El Pollo Loco copycat chicken with delicious overnight marinade on luscious thighs produces a perfectly crispy on the outside and moist on the inside chicken.


  • 1 tablespoon vinegar
  • 2 teaspoons minced garlic
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 jalapeno pepper seeded and diced
  • 1 cup pineapple juice
  • 1 lime halved
  • 6-8 chicken thighs
  • 1 tablespoon oil
  • chopped parsley


  1. Add vinegar, garlic, oregano, salt, black pepper and jalapeno pepper to a bowl and mix well. Add pineapple juice and juice of one half lime. Mix well.
  2. Place chicken into a large resealable bag or shallow dish and coat with marinade. Let set overnight in the refrigerator to marinate.
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