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This Chicken Serrano is a tasty chicken recipe that lights up the taste buds with just a touch of heat.



Chicken Serrano

Chicken Serrano

Yield: About 8 servings
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 40 minutes
Total Time: 10 minutes

This Chicken Serrano is a tasty chicken recipe that lights up the taste buds with just a touch of heat.

Ingredients

  • 4 tablespoons vegetable oil, divided
  • 8 chicken breast halves, skinned and boned
  • 1 cup uncooked rice
  • 6 green onions (green and white parts chopped separately)
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2 cups chicken broth
  • 4 chiles serranos, separated
  • 1 large tomato, peeled and diced
  • ¾ cup cilantro leaves, coarsely chopped
  • Juice of 1 lime


Instructions

  1. Heat 2 tablespoons oil in large skillet over medium heat until hot. Add chicken; cook until light brown on both sides. Remove chicken; set aside.
  2. To same skillet add rice; cook and stir about 3 minutes or until rice is lightly browned. Add white part of the onions and garlic; cook 1 minute.
  3. Add salt and broth. Bring to a boil; stir once or twice. Reduce heat.
  4. Arrange chicken on top of rice and insert 3 whole* serranos randomly into rice. Cover and simmer 15 minutes, or until rice is tender and liquid is absorbed.
  5. Heat remaining 2 tablespoons oil in small skillet until hot.
  6. Add green part of the onions and cook over medium heat 1 minute.
  7. Add tomato and the remaining serranos, finely chopped; cook 1 minute.
  8. Stir in cilantro and cook 1 minute longer. Remove from heat and add lime juice.
  9. Add green onion mixture to rice and toss lightly.
  10. Serve immediately with refried beans, if desired.
Nutrition Information
Yield 8 Serving Size 1
Amount Per Serving Calories 370Total Fat 12gSaturated Fat 2gTrans Fat 0gUnsaturated Fat 9gCholesterol 103mgSodium 590mgCarbohydrates 24gFiber 1gSugar 2gProtein 40g

Nutrition data was provided and calculated by Nutritionix, and should only be used as a general guideline. This information is provided as a courtesy and there is no guarantee that the information will be completely accurate.



Recipe and Photo: recipes.wikia.com / CC BY-SA

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