Chicken Breasts In Green Salsa

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"Chicken breasts 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."

Original recipe yields 4 servings


  • Serving Size: 1 (431.9 g)
  • Calories 411.8
  • Total Fat - 17.9 g
  • Saturated Fat - 9.6 g
  • Cholesterol - 443.6 mg
  • Sodium - 1242.3 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 24.6 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 2.8 g
  • Sugars - 5.1 g
  • Protein - 38 g
  • Calcium - 147.2 mg
  • Iron - 5.2 mg
  • Vitamin C - 14.6 mg
  • Thiamin - 0.1 mg

Step 1

Sprinkle the chicken with salt and pepper to taste, then dredge with flour.

Step 2

Shake off the excess.

Step 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.

Step 4

Remove the chicken from the skillet and set aside.

Step 5

Place the salsa, broth, garlic, cilantro, chili, and cumin in a pan and bring to a boil.

Step 6

Reduce the heat to a low simmer.

Step 7

Add the chicken to the sauce, spooning the sauce over the chicken.

Step 8

Cook for 25-30 minutes, or until the chicken is cooked through and tender.

Step 9

Remove the chicken and sauce from the pan and season to taste with salt and pepper.

Step 10

Serve with sour cream, lettuce, scallion, and cilantro.

Tips & Variations

No special items needed.


Daily Inspiration

Absolutely delish! We are huge fans of green salsa and this dish really rocked. I served it along with sour cream, cilantro and sliced avocado. Definitely going to make this dish over and over and over again. Nancy : )

(6 May 2016)