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Chicken in Tomatillo Sauce

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10 servings, 2/3 cup each

Toasted pumpkin seeds and cracker crumbs add texture to this creamy tomatillo sauce, a traditional Guatemalan topping served over chicken and rice.

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  • Place pumpkin seeds in large skillet; cook and stir on medium heat 2 min. or until lightly toasted. Spread onto paper towel; cool.
  • Meanwhile, place chicken in large skillet. Add broth; cover. Cook on medium heat 15 min. or until chicken is cooked through, stirring occasionally. Remove chicken from skillet, reserving 3 cups of the broth; cover chicken to keep warm.
  • Pour half of the reserved broth into blender. Add half each of the pumpkin seeds, tomatillos, cilantro, onions and cracker crumbs; cover. Blend until smooth; pour into skillet. Repeat. Cook on medium-high heat 5 min. or until heated through, stirring occasionally. Reduce heat to low. Add sour cream; stir until well blended. Return chicken to skillet; cover. Simmer 10 min. or until heated through.

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Food Facts

This traditional dish from Guatemala, called "Jocon," is served typically with hot cooked white rice.


The sauce can also be served with cooked beef or pork.


  • 10 servings, 2/3 cup each

Nutritional Information

Serving Size 10 servings, 2/3 cup each
Calories 300
Total fat 10g
Saturated fat 3.5g
Cholesterol 100mg
Sodium 460mg
Carbohydrate 12g
Dietary fiber 2g
Sugars 3g
Protein 38g
% Daily Value
Vitamin A 10 %DV
Vitamin C 8 %DV
Calcium 6 %DV
Iron 15 %DV

* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.

Ratings & Reviews

Rated 4 out of 5 by from Excellent flavor! Excellent flavor! Just a bit messy to prepare :)
Date published: 2009-09-17
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