Chicken Breasts in Green Salsa

READY IN: 50mins
Recipe by teresas

Chicken beasts bathed in a fragrant sauce make a delicate dish, perfect for dinner parties. Serve with rice to complete the meal. This is out of my Mexican Recipes cookbook...Yep...that's the name of the book...

Top Review by duonyte

An easy supper that is just full of flavor. My local Mexican market makes a delicious salsa verde, which is what I used in this dish. Served with rice and some sauteed zucchini.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Sprinkle the chicken with salt and pepper to taste, then dredge with flour.
  2. Shake off the excess.
  3. Melt the butter (or butter, oil) in a skillet, then add the chicken and cook over medium-high heat, turning once, until golden but not cooked through-the chicken will continue to cook in the sauce.
  4. Remove the chicken from the skillet and set aside.
  5. Place the salsa, broth, garlic, cilantro, chili, and cumin in a pan and bring to a boil.
  6. Reduce the heat to a low simmer.
  7. Add the chicken to the sauce, spooning the sauce over the chicken.
  8. Cook for 25-30 minutes, or until the chicken is cooked through and tender.
  9. Remove the chicken and sauce from the pan and season to taste with salt and pepper.
  10. Serve with sour cream, lettuce, scallion, and cilantro.

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