Grilled Cumin Chicken with Fresh Tomatillo Sauce
- 2 teaspoons olive oil
- 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
- 1/8 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
- 2 garlic cloves, minced
- 4 (6-ounce) skinless, boneless chicken breast halves
- 1/2 pound tomatillos
- 1/2 cup fat-free, less-sodium chicken broth
- 1/4 cup cilantro leaves
- 1/4 cup chopped green onions
- 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
- 1/2 teaspoon sugar
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- 1 garlic clove, chopped
- 1 jalapeño pepper, seeded and chopped
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- Cooking spray
- calories 237
- fat 5.1 g
- satfat 1 g
- monofat 2.3 g
- polyfat 1 g
- protein 40.4 g
- carbohydrate 6 g
- fiber 1.5 g
- cholesterol 99 mg
- iron 1.9 mg
- sodium 465 mg
- calcium 35 mg
How to Make It
Prepare grill to medium-high heat.
Combine the first 4 ingredients in a large zip-top plastic bag. Add chicken to bag; seal and let stand for 15 minutes.
Discard husks and stems from tomatillos. Combine tomatillos and broth in a small saucepan over medium-high heat; cover and cook 8 minutes. Drain and cool slightly. Combine tomatillos, cilantro, and next 6 ingredients (through jalapeño) in a food processor; process until smooth.
Remove chicken from bag; discard marinade. Sprinkle chicken evenly with 1/4 teaspoon salt. Place on a grill rack coated with cooking spray; grill 6 minutes on each side or until chicken is done. Serve with tomatillo sauce.
Chipotle rice: Combine 1 cup long-grain rice and 2 cups fat-free, less-sodium chicken broth in a medium saucepan; bring to a boil. Cover, reduce heat, and simmer 15 minutes or until liquid is absorbed. Stir in 1/4 cup thinly sliced green onions and 1/2 teaspoon minced chipotle chile, canned in adobo sauce. If you're drinking, pour a Mexican beer.
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