1/2 Photos of Pollo Con Salsa Verde (Chicken With Green Sauce)
Bert's Kitchen Witch's Note:
I love salsa verde, so this is one of the ways that I like to prepare chicken. This dish serves up great with Spanish rice, and a green salad.
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- 4 chicken breast fillets
- 1 cup flour
- 4 tablespoons butter
- 2 2/3 cups salsa verde (mild green salsa)
- 1 cup chicken broth
- 3 garlic cloves (minced fine)
- 3 tablespoons cilantro (minced fine)
- 1 fresh jalapeno (seeded and minced)
- 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
- 1 cup sour cream
- 3 -5 green onions (green part chopped)
- 1Sprinkle the chicken with salt and black pepper to taste.
- 2Dredge both sides of chicken through the flour, shaking off excess.
- 3Melt the butter over med heat in a large heavy bottomed pot.
- 4Add the chicken and cook over med-high heat turning once, until both sides are well browned, but chicken is not quite cooked through (about 6-7 minutes per side).
- 5Remove chicken from the pot and keep warm.
- 6Pour the chicken broth into the pot and scrape up any browned bits from the bottom of the pot.
- 7Place the green salsa, garlic, jalapeño, cilantro, and cumin into the pot; bring to a boil.
- 8Just as the sauce begins to boil, reduce the heat to obtain a slow simmer. Add the chicken breasts back into the sauce and spoon sauce over each piece of chicken.
- 9Continue to cook until chicken is cooked through and tender (about 15 minutes).
- 10Taste the sauce and add more salt and pepper if desired.
- 11Place chicken on a serving platter and spoon sauce over each piece.
- 12Top each piece of chicken with a heaping tablespoon of sour cream and sprinkle some chopped green onion over the sour cream.
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Nutritional Facts for Pollo Con Salsa Verde (Chicken With Green Sauce)
Serving Size: 1 (352 g)
Servings Per Recipe: 4
- Amount Per Serving
- % Daily Value
- Calories 425.6
- Calories from Fat 236
- Total Fat 26.2 g
- Saturated Fat 14.0 g
- Cholesterol 60.4 mg
- Sodium 1564.9 mg
- Total Carbohydrate 38.3 g
- Dietary Fiber 1.3 g
- Sugars 13.3 g
- Protein 6.2 g
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chicken breast fillets