Tuesday, July 29, 2014

145.0…Saucy Salsa Chicken

You know when your nine year old son repeatedly exclaims that dinner is good, you've got a winner on your hands. Leave it to Rachael Ray to come up with easy, family friendly recipes. I think she's sometimes a train wreck to watch but her eats are good!

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Saucy Salsa Chicken (Serves 4)

Recipe slightly adapted from: Every Day, Rachael Ray

Ingredients:

2 Tbsp extra virgin olive oil

1 lb. boneless, skinless chicken breasts (pounded to 1/2" thickness)

salt and pepper to taste

1 cup salsa verde

1/4 cup creme fraiche or sour cream

1/4 cup chopped cilantro 

Directions:

1. Heat olive oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Season chicken with salt and pepper and cook until golden brown on both sides, about 2 minutes per side. Transfer to a plate.

2. Add salsa to skillet and cook, stirring, 2 minutes. Remove from heat, stir in creme fraiche or sour cream. Return chicken to pan; cover and simmer over low heat, 3 minutes or until chicken is done. Sprinkle with cilantro. 

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I also made Mexican Rice to go with the chicken but I found the recipe boring and a bit bland so I'm not sharing it. I made a green salad to go with the meal.

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Breakfast this morning was peanut butter on toast with pineapple. 

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After camp drop offs, I went to a Barre class at the gym. It was nice change of pace. I think I will be sore tomorrow!

Lunch was my usual tuna salad with veggies and ranch.

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