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    Entomado De Pollo (Tomatillos and Chicken)

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    2 hrs 35 mins

    2 hrs

    35 mins

    Scarlett516's Note:

    This is a delicious recipe I found on a blog. Traditionally, the meat is beef or pork, but this recipe uses chicken. Tomatillos look like green tomatoes, but with a husk on the outside. They range from the size of a cherry tomato to the size of a clementine. You want to buy tomatillos that are firm to the touch, bright green, with the husk still close to the tomatillo. Prep time is inactive.

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    Directions:

    1. 1
      Sprinkle chicken thighs on both sides with lemon juice, salt, and pepper. Marinate in fridge for about 2 hours.
    2. 2
      Heat olive oil in a large skillet or sauté pan over medium heat. Sauté garlic and onion.
    3. 3
      Add chicken, skin side down. Cook for 4-5 minutes or until light brown. Turn over and cook 4-5 more minutes.
    4. 4
      If you must, drain the juice, but I highly recommend you don't so you keep the flavor. Add the tomatillos, peppers, and oregano. Cover and simmer for 20 minutes.
    5. 5
      Season with additional salt and pepper if desired, and serve.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on December 22, 2012

      55

      This recipe A

      The chicken came out nice and juicy, not dry at all. Was tangy from the lemon, but flavored from the onions and garlic. I used canned tomatillos about 5-6 of them, chopped them up and left them simmer with the chicken and chipotle. Really enjoyed this recipe. Sides were red (mexican) rice and green beans. DELISH

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    • on June 05, 2011

      55

      This is easy to make and tasted wonderful! There was a nice kick from the chipotles and a bit of tang from the tomatillos. The chicken comes out moist and delicious. Thanks for sharing! ZWT7

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    • on May 15, 2009

      55

      Absolutely great! The sauce was placed atop Alton Brown's Baked Brown Rice. I was a little bit afraid that the onions and garlic would be overcooked because I left the heat on a little too high. But no problem, it still tasted wonderful! The amount of chipolte was right on. You didn't burn your insides, but just left your mouth a little tingley. Made for ZWT5.

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    Nutritional Facts for Entomado De Pollo (Tomatillos and Chicken)

    Serving Size: 1 (245 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 4

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 366.8
     
    Calories from Fat 261
    71%
    Total Fat 29.1 g
    44%
    Saturated Fat 6.0 g
    30%
    Cholesterol 78.9 mg
    26%
    Sodium 74.1 mg
    3%
    Total Carbohydrate 10.0 g
    3%
    Dietary Fiber 3.1 g
    12%
    Sugars 5.2 g
    21%
    Protein 17.7 g
    35%

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