Chicken Encilantrada

Chicken Encilantrada

"This is 'Cilantro-ed Chicken', a one pan recipe combining cooked chicken with tomatillo sauce and lots of fresh chopped cilantro. Serve over steamed white rice with tortilla chips, if desired."
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Ingredients

30 m servings 177 cals
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Original recipe yields 4 servings

Nutrition

  • Calories:
  • 177 kcal
  • 9%
  • Fat:
  • 8.2 g
  • 13%
  • Carbs:
  • 4.5g
  • 1%
  • Protein:
  • 19.4 g
  • 39%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 58 mg
  • 19%
  • Sodium:
  • 217 mg
  • 9%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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  1. Heat oil in a medium saucepan over medium heat. Add onion and saute until soft, then stir in cilantro. Add tomatillo sauce (use fresh if desired) and season with salt and pepper to taste. Reduce heat to low and simmer for 3 to 5 minutes.
  2. Add cooked chicken and broth , mix all together and heat through (do not over-stir the chicken). Serve hot.

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I mixed this up because it seemed like it needed more. I used red onion and added red bellpepper, garlic, black beans and diced green chili peppers. Also for flavor added some cumin, red pepper ...

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This recipe was a good meal to throw together when you are low on groceries because it didn't have a lot of ingredients. However, it was a little bland as-is. I added some cumin, garlic salt, ...

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I mixed this up because it seemed like it needed more. I used red onion and added red bellpepper, garlic, black beans and diced green chili peppers. Also for flavor added some cumin, red pepper ...

We have this fairly often. My husband loves it even though the first time he saw it he had definite reservations. I sprinkle a little cheddar on top ours. It's equally good over either chips o...

This was very tasty. I just gobbled it down in a big soup bowl. I will probably make this again, and I will take the suggestion to serve it over steamed rice, and perhaps with tortilla chips. Th...

Incredible! I cooked the chicken (in tiny bite-sized pieces) in olive oil and Penzey's Chicken Taco Seasoning. In a tbs of olive oil, I sauteed the (red) onion. Didn't measure the cilantro OR ...

Excellent! I did add a clove of garlic during hte first step and cooked my chicken with cumin, garlic, and lime-infused salt to give the dish plenty of flavor. It was a tad liquidy, but that was...

I added lime juice with the salsa and put tomatoes in at the end, then served the dish in tortilla shells. I think it would have been better with rice mixed in. I'd probably make it again and tr...

This was okay, It seemed like it was missing something.

super yummy! a must try for those that enjoy cilantro as much as i do and who are always looking for new ideas to use it

A nice alternative to "normal" chicken and rice dishes....I love the taste of the fresh cilantro!

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