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Pollo Empanizado

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  Italian dressing 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs) (Wish-Bone Italian Or Robusto)
  Lime juice 2 Tablespoon
  Lime peel 1⁄2 Teaspoon, grated
  Boneless skinless chicken breast halves 4 , pounded 1/4 inch thick
  Yellow cornmeal 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Garlic powder 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Red onion 1 Medium, chopped
  Chopped coriander/Parsley 1 Tablespoon

In large, shallow baking dish, blend Italian dressing, lime juice and peel.
Add chicken and turn to coat.
Cover and marinate in refrigerator, turning occasionally, at least 2 hours.
Meanwhile, in medium bowl, combine cornmeal, garlic powder and salt.
Remove chicken, reserving marinade.
Dip chicken in cornmeal mixture, coating well.
On aluminum foil-lined broiler rack or in greased shallow baking pan, arrange onion around chicken.
Drizzle chicken and onion with reserved marinade.
Broil, 7 minutes or until chicken is done.
Sprinkle with coriander and serve with freshly ground black pepper, if desired.

Recipe Summary

Main Dish

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1048 Calories from Fat 347

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 39 g59.7%

Saturated Fat 6.2 g30.8%

Trans Fat 0.1 g

Cholesterol 199.5 mg66.5%

Sodium 2595.3 mg108.1%

Total Carbohydrates 85 g28.4%

Dietary Fiber 8 g31.9%

Sugars 16.4 g

Protein 87 g173.7%

Vitamin A 22.8% Vitamin C 42.9%

Calcium 8.2% Iron 34.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Pollo Empanizado Recipe