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Chicken With Fresh Tomato Sauce

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  Ripe tomatoes 3 Medium, chopped
  Green onions 4 , chopped
  Chopped parsley/Chopped coriander 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Vegetable oil/Olive oil 2 Tablespoon
  Lemon juice/Lime juice 1 Teaspoon
  Ground cumin 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Minced green chili 1 Teaspoon (Fresh/ Canned)
  Chicken breasts 2 , skinned, boned, halved and pounded to 1/4 inch thickness
  Black pepper 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Coriander sprig/Parsley sprigs 2

Preheat the broiler and lightly grease the rack.
In a small bowl, combine the tomatoes, green onions, coriander, 1 tablespoon of the olive oil, the lime juice, cumin, and, if you like, the chili.
Set aside.
Brush both sides of each chicken breast with the remaining olive oil, then sprinkle with the pepper.
Broil the chicken 4 to 5 inches from the heat for 3 minutes or until lightly browned.
Turn and broil 3 minutes more or until no longer pink when cut near the center.
Arrange the chicken on a small heated platter, ladle the sauce to one side, and garnish with the coriander sprigs.

Recipe Summary

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 733 Calories from Fat 312

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 35 g54.3%

Saturated Fat 5.2 g25.8%

Trans Fat 0.1 g

Cholesterol 199.5 mg66.5%

Sodium 252 mg10.5%

Total Carbohydrates 19 g6.5%

Dietary Fiber 6.7 g26.9%

Sugars 11.2 g

Protein 84 g168.1%

Vitamin A 120.6% Vitamin C 164.1%

Calcium 12.7% Iron 30.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Chicken With Fresh Tomato Sauce Recipe