Tomatillo Chicken - Atkins - 6.5 Net Carbs

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READY IN: 55mins
Recipe by mariposa13

From Dr. Atkins Quick & Easy New Diet Cookbook. Phases 2-4. Per Serving: 9.5 carbs, 3 grams fiber, 6.5 net carbs, 48 grams protein, 2.5 grams fat, 525 calories

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Place rack in top third of oven (about 6 inches from heat source) and preheat oven to 350*F.
  2. Heat oil in 12-inch ovenproof skillet over med-high heat.
  3. Combine salt and cumin and sprinkle evenly on both sides of the chicken.
  4. Brown the legs 6 min per side, turning once, until deep golden brown.
  5. Add salsa and broth, and cover loosely with foil. Bake for 35 minute.
  6. Meanwhile, prepare the garnish:.
  7. Heat oil in skillet, add pumpkin seeds and cook, shaking the pan, 1-2 min, until the seeds are lightly toasted and slightly puffed (seeds may pop). Sprinkle with salt and set aside.
  8. Uncover chicken and bake 5-6 min more, until deeply browned.
  9. Transfer chicken to platter, spoon juices over the chicken, and sprinkle with pumpkin seeds.

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