Herbed Chicken Breasts With Tomatillo Salsa and Queso Fresco

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Total Time
1hr
Prep 30 mins
Cook 30 mins

From Cooking Light--this one is wonderful!

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. Salsa: Bring water to a boil. Add tomatillos, garlic, and chile; cook 7 minute Drain and rinse with cold water. Combine tomatillos, garlic, chile, 1/2 c cilantro, onion, lime juice, and 1/4 t salt in food processor or blender; pulse 4-5 times or until coarsely chopped. Set aside.
  3. Chicken: Place bread in food processor and pulse 10 times or until coarse crumbs measure 1 1/2 cup Arrange crumbs on a baking sheet; bake 3 min or until lightly browned. Cool completely.
  4. Pound chicken until 1/2 inch thick. Combine 1/2 t salt, cumin, and pepper; sprinkle evenly over chicken.
  5. Place crumbs in a shallow dish. Place egg in another. Dip chicken in egg and dredge in crumbs.
  6. Heat oil in large nonstick skillet over med-high. Add chicken and cook 4 minutes on each side or until done. Top chicken with salsa and sprinkle with queso fresco. Garnish with cilantro and lime.