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Grilled Chicken With Green Chile Sauce

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 1 breast
Calories 192
Total Fat 5 g
Saturated Fat 2 g
Cholesterol 71 mg
Sodium 220 mg
Calcium 53 mg
Iron 2 mg

Tip: Marinate meats to make them tender without adding a lot of fat.

Servings and Times

Servings 4

Ingredients and Preparation

Ingredients Measures
Skinless, boneless chicken breasts 4
Olive oil ¼ cup
Oregano ¼ teaspoon  
Black pepper ½ teaspoon  
Water ¼ cup
Tomatillos, husks removed and cut in half 10 to 12
Onion, quartered ½ medium
Garlic cloves, finely chopped 2
Serrano or jalapeño peppers 2
Cilantro, chopped 2 tablespoons  
Salt ¼ teaspoon  
Low fat sour cream ¼ cup
Juice of 2 limes

Directions

  1. Combine the oil, juice from one lime, oregano, and black pepper in a shallow glass baking dish. Stir. Place the chicken breasts in the baking dish and turn to coat each side. Cover the dish and refrigerate overnight. Turn the chicken periodically to marinate chicken on both sides.
  2. Put water, tomatillos, and onion into a saucepan. Bring to a gentle boil and cook uncovered for 10 minutes or until the tomatillos are tender. In a blender, place the cooked onion, tomatillos, and any remaining water. Add the garlic, peppers, cilantro, salt, and the remaining lime juice. Blend until all the ingredients are smooth. Place the sauce in a bowl and refrigerate.
  3. Place the chicken breasts on a hot grill and cook until done. Place the chicken on a serving platter.
  4. Spoon a tablespoon of low fat sour cream over each chicken breast. Pour the sauce over the sour cream.