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Roast Chicken with Tomatillo Sauce - Dietitian's Choice Recipe
Roast Chicken with Tomatillo Sauce - Dietitian's Choice Recipe

Category: Main Dish | Serves: 4

(133 ratings)

Nutrition Information:
Calories: 110
Protein: 15 g
Carbs: 9 g
Fat: 2 g
Saturated Fat: 0 g
Sodium: 40 mg
Fiber: 2 g

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Fresh tomatillo salsa is easy to make and will take your chicken to the next level! What an easy way to spruce up baked chicken!
Ingredients:
1/2 pound fresh tomatillos, husks removed and quartered
4 cloves garlic, minced
2 ounces diced green chilies
1/2 bunch fresh cilantro, chopped
1 small onion, chopped
1/2 tsp black pepper
2 whole chicken breasts, halved, skin and fat removed
1 red bell pepper, sliced into rings
Directions:
1 Puree the first six ingredients. Place in a 9-inch quiche pan or pie plate, cover with microwave plastic wrap, and microwave on high for 5 minutes.
2 To cook on top of stove, place pureed ingredients in a saucepan and simmer 20 minutes.
3 Spoon the sauce over the chicken, cover, and bake in a preheated 350 F oven for 35 to 40 minutes.
4 ENJOY!

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(133 ratings)
re: roast chicken with tomatillo sauce
Reviewed By: dietcrazy523
this is a very good recipe and I hope there will be more like this because this shows you can still eat yummy foods on ...
Nov 21, 2010
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