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    Pollo Relleno!

    Pollo Relleno!. Photo by Vicki in CT

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    Haversac's Note:

    A super tasty dish-always a favorite at Chez Willi

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    Directions:

    1. 1
      Place each chicken breast half between 2 pieces of plastic wrap. Pound lightly into a rectangle about 1/8 inch thick. Remove plastic wrap.
    2. 2
      In a bowl combine cornmeal and taco seasoning mix. Place egg in another bowl; beat lightly.
    3. 3
      For each roll, place a spoonful of chili pepper half on a chicken piece. Place a cheese stick atop chili pepper near an edge. Sprinkle with some of the cilantro or parsley, black pepper, and red pepper. Fold in sides; roll up jelly-roll style, starting from edge with cheese .
    4. 4
      Dip rolls into egg and coat with cornmeal mixture.
    5. 5
      Place rolls, seam sides down, in a shallow baking pan.
    6. 6
      Bake, uncovered, in a 375 degree F oven for 25 to 30 minutes.
    7. 7
      Serve with taco sauce or salsa. If desired, garnish with cilantro sprigs.
    8. 8
      Goes great with Zatarains Yellow Rice!

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on July 24, 2010

      45

      Great chicken. I used a fresh roasted anaheim chili but otherwise as written. Served with Mexican Restaurant Salad, and Jalapeños Rellenos (Stuffed Jalapenos).

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    • on July 21, 2010

      55

      My DH always complains when I serve chicken because "it's SO boring." (Not that my cooking is boring, but that he'd rather eat bacon for every meal! LOL!) Regardless of his opinions about chicken, we both LOVED this dish! The chicken had so much flavor and interest. The crust was crispy and flavorful and the inside was creamy with the perfect amount of spice. The other thing I love is that this recipe is really very simple, but looks so impressive! I made as directed and served with rice and a salad. Thanks for the great recipe!!!

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    • on May 18, 2009

      45

      Concept is very good. We baked on rack on cookie sheet and it was very crispy. Would try cream cheese and jalepanos in the middle next time as my family likes it spicy! Makes a lot. Would cut in half next time!!!

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    Nutritional Facts for Pollo Relleno!

    Serving Size: 1 (222 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 6

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 235.4
     
    Calories from Fat 52
    22%
    Total Fat 5.8 g
    8%
    Saturated Fat 2.6 g
    13%
    Cholesterol 112.6 mg
    37%
    Sodium 394.9 mg
    16%
    Total Carbohydrate 12.1 g
    4%
    Dietary Fiber 1.3 g
    5%
    Sugars 4.4 g
    17%
    Protein 32.5 g
    65%

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