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Chicken in Tomatillo Sauce
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Chicken in Tomatillo Sauce

55 Min(s)
20 Min(s) Prep
35 Min(s) Cook
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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10 servings
Original recipe yields 10 servings
1/2 cup pumpkin seeds
3-1/2 lb. boneless skinless chicken breast s, cut into 2-inch pieces
1 qt. (4 cups) chicken broth
1-1/2 lb. tomatillo s, husks removed, cored and chopped
1 cup chopped cilantro
1 cup chopped green onion s
24 RITZ Crackers, crushed
1/2 cup BREAKSTONE'S or KNUDSEN Sour Cream
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Let's Make It
1
Place pumpkin seeds in large skillet; cook and stir on medium heat 2 min. or until lightly toasted. Spread onto paper towel; cool.
2
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.
3
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.
Kitchen Tips
Tip 1
Food Facts
This traditional dish from Guatemala, called "Jocon," is served typically with hot cooked white rice.
Tip 2
Variation
The sauce can also be served with cooked beef or pork.
Nutrition
Calories
300
Calories From Fat
0
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 10g
13%
Saturated Fat 3.5g
18%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 100mg
33%
Sodium 460mg
20%
Total Carbohydrates 12g
4%
Dietary Fibers 2g
7%
Sugars 3g
6%
Protein 38g
76%
Vitamin A
10%
Vitamin C
8%
Calcium
6%
Iron
15%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Servings
10 servings, 2/3 cup each
* 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.
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