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 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. 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. Add salt and broth. Bring to a boil; stir once or twice. Reduce heat. 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. Heat remaining 2 tablespoons oil in small skillet until hot. Add green part of the onions and cook over medium heat 1 minute. Add tomato and the remaining serranos, finely chopped; cook 1 minute. Stir in cilantro and cook 1 minute longer. Remove from heat and add lime juice. Add green onion mixture to rice and toss lightly. Serve immediately with refried beans, if desired. Nutrition Information Yield 8 Serving Size 1 Amount Per Serving Calories 370 Total Fat 12g Saturated Fat 2g Trans Fat 0g Unsaturated Fat 9g Cholesterol 103mg Sodium 590mg Carbohydrates 24g Fiber 1g Sugar 2g Protein 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.
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