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Grilled Chicken with Green Chile Sauce

Grilled Chicken in Green Chili Sauce

In Grilled Chicken with Green Chile Sauce, the chicken is marinated to make it tender while chile sauce adds a spicy flair.


4 chicken breasts, boneless, skinless
1/4 cup olive oil
2 limes, juice only
1/4 teaspoon oregano
1/2 teaspoon black pepper
1/4 cup water
10 to 12 tomatillos, husks removed, cut in half
1/2 onion, quartered
2 cloves garlic, finely chopped
2 jalapeno peppers
2 tablespoons cilantro, chopped
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 cup reduced fat sour cream


Combine oil, juice from one lime, oregano, and black pepper in shallow glass baking dish. Stir.

Place chicken breasts in baking dish and turn to coat each side. Cover dish and refrigerate overnight. Turn chicken periodically to marinate it on both sides.

Put water, tomatillos, and onion into saucepan. Bring to gentle boil and cook uncovered for 10 minutes or until tomatillos are tender.

In blender, place cooked onion, tomatillos, and any remaining water. Add garlic, jalapeno peppers, cilantro, salt, and juice of second lime. Blend until all ingredients are smooth. Place sauce in bowl and refrigerate.

Place chicken breasts on hot grill and cook until done. Place chicken on serving platter. Spoon tablespoon of lowfat sour cream over each chicken breast. Pour sauce over sour cream.

Nutrition Information

Recipe makes 4 servings.
Serving size: 1 breast
Calories: 210; Total Fat: 5g; Saturated Fat: 1g; Cholesterol: 73mg; Sodium: 91mg; Carbohydrates: 14g; Protein: 29g

Potassium: 780mg

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