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Grilled Cumin Chicken with Fresh Tomatillo Sauce Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Dana Fuller
Added: Wednesday, February 16, 2011

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 tsp. olive oil
1/2 tsp. ground cumin
1/8 tsp.freshly ground black pepper
2 garlic cloves, minced
4 boneless, skinless chicken breast halves
1/2 lb tomatillos
1/2 c. fat free, less sodium chicken broth
1/4 c. cilantro leaves
1/4 c. chopped green onions
2 T. fresh lime juice
1/2 tsp. sugar
1/4 tsp. salt
1 garlic clove, chopped
1 jalapeno pepper, seeded and chopped
1/4 tsp. salt
cooking spray

Directions:
Directions:
Preheat grill to medium high heat
Combine first 4 ingredients in a ziploc bag. Add chicken to bag; seal and let stand at least 15 minutes or overnight.
Discard husks and stems from tomatillos and combine with broth in a small covered saucepan and cook over med high heat for 8 minutes. Drain and cool slightly. Combine tomatillos, cilantro, and next 6 ingredients in a food processor; process until smooth.
Remove chicken from bag;discard marinade. Sprinkle chicken with 1/4 tsp. salt Place on a grill rack coated with cooking spray. Grill 6 minutes each side until chicken is done. Serve with tomatillo sauce.

Chipotle Rice: Combine 1 c. rice with 2 c. chicken broth in a medium saucepan; bring to a boil. COver, reduce heat, and simmer 15 minutes or until liquid is absorbed. Stir in 1/4 c. thinly sliced green onions and 1/2 tsp. minced chipotle chiles canned in adobo sauce.

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